'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, Oct. 1 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 1 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$12,920,068--4,016--$3,217$12,920,0681DreamWorks
2Ladder 49$7,465,012--3,260--$2,290$7,465,0121Disney
3The Forgotten$3,755,181236%3,14440$1,194$30,020,8872Sony / Columbia
4Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$1,011,068168%2,721-449$372$28,322,6773Paramount
5Mr. 3000$705,270181%2,239-497$315$17,281,5673Disney
6First Daughter$666,483211%2,28020$292$5,631,8202Fox
7Resident Evil: Apocalypse$626,532115%1,986-850$315$45,341,6374Sony / Screen Gems
8Cellular$607,913149%2,020-743$301$26,762,5004New Line
10Without a Paddle$379,287139%1,439-880$264$54,514,7807Paramount