'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, Dec. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$11,349,70110%3,620--$3,135$21,713,1931Paramount
2Ocean's Twelve$7,219,55521%3,2900$2,194$63,592,5692Warner Bros.
3Spanglish$3,418,06617%2,438--$1,402$6,350,7951Sony / Columbia
4The Polar Express$3,228,88236%2,868-389$1,126$120,626,0496Warner Bros.
5Blade: Trinity$2,711,98733%2,9120$931$33,572,8922New Line
6National Treasure$2,570,83850%2,772-431$927$131,013,4225Disney
7Christmas with the Kranks$2,298,11956%2,941-353$781$60,376,4034Sony / Columbia
8Flight of the Phoenix$1,951,24721%2,604--$749$3,557,9741Fox
9Closer$1,342,53231%1,090468$1,232$17,819,8913Sony / Columbia
10The Incredibles$1,342,14175%1,930-726$695$235,969,7907Disney