'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.


Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Sep. 17 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 17 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$5,175,030--3,170--$1,633$5,175,0301Paramount
2Mr. 3000$2,845,539--2,736--$1,040$2,845,5391Disney
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$2,649,282119%3,2840$807$31,024,8252Sony / Screen Gems
5Cellular$2,174,486202%2,7490$791$15,092,9372New Line
6Without a Paddle$1,115,096229%2,610-144$427$47,809,6385Paramount
7Hero (2002)$810,31591%1,926-249$421$44,069,9114Miramax
8Napoleon Dynamite$741,119222%1,024103$724$31,795,14515Fox Searchlight
10The Bourne Supremacy$556,707157%1,236-258$450$169,182,2779Universal