'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 Tue, Oct. 19 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 19 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shall We Dance (2004)$1,151,95724%1,772--$650$13,861,9261Miramax
2Team America: World Police$961,382-4%2,539--$379$14,085,0661Paramount
3Shark Tale$954,365-8%3,948-122$242$120,710,2043DreamWorks
4Friday Night Lights$677,9914%2,76497$245$39,146,2042Universal
5Ladder 49$630,54115%3,255-6$194$54,924,4563Disney
6Taxi (2004)$443,2682%3,0010$148$24,766,5812Fox
7The Forgotten$403,4189%2,768-213$146$57,940,5104Sony / Columbia
8Raise Your Voice$105,302-11%2,5210$42$8,132,7472New Line
9Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$94,5139%1,208-535$78$36,081,1165Paramount