'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 Wed, Sep. 29 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 29 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Forgotten$1,204,046-18%3,104--$388$25,147,8351Sony / Columbia
2Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$427,649-12%3,1700$135$26,933,8222Paramount
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$283,106-16%2,836-448$100$44,423,0543Sony / Screen Gems
4Mr. 3000$266,554-18%2,7360$97$16,325,6512Disney
5Cellular$258,362-15%2,76314$94$25,910,8873New Line
7First Daughter$227,453-12%2,260--$101$4,751,2511Fox
8Without a Paddle$157,432-12%2,319-291$68$53,976,5306Paramount
10Napoleon Dynamite$122,554-2%1,0240$120$36,099,83916Fox Searchlight