'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, Nov. 2 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 2 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
3The Grudge$1,438,796-16%3,348103$430$73,844,1892Sony / Columbia
4Shark Tale$978,08543%3,381-275$289$148,518,8145DreamWorks
5Shall We Dance (2004)$702,51825%2,47657$284$35,212,0743Miramax
6Friday Night Lights$361,3825%3,00435$120$53,652,2364Universal
7Team America: World Police$335,885-10%2,335-285$144$27,954,2803Paramount
8Ladder 49$327,56216%2,382-420$138$66,726,2365Disney
9Surviving Christmas$308,50520%2,7555$112$8,550,6532DreamWorks
10Taxi (2004)$219,69313%1,884-473$117$33,113,4894Fox