'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 Sat, Sep. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$6,529,57826%3,170--$2,060$11,704,6081Paramount
2Mr. 3000$3,882,91036%2,736--$1,419$6,728,4491Disney
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$3,580,08935%3,2840$1,090$34,604,9142Sony / Screen Gems
5Cellular$3,014,21139%2,7490$1,096$18,107,1482New Line
6Without a Paddle$1,688,48251%2,610-144$647$49,498,1205Paramount
7Hero (2002)$1,242,05353%1,926-249$645$45,311,9644Miramax
9Napoleon Dynamite$1,041,37441%1,024103$1,017$32,836,51915Fox Searchlight
10The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$947,620106%1,902-550$498$91,361,1206Disney