'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, Dec. 24 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 24 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$7,159,623-42%3,518--$2,035$31,556,3281Universal
2Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$2,809,130-35%3,6222$776$49,609,5182Paramount
3The Polar Express$2,551,316-22%2,702-166$944$136,268,1007Warner Bros.
4Ocean's Twelve$1,479,003-35%3,2900$450$79,680,6333Warner Bros.
5National Treasure$890,942-31%2,478-294$360$137,992,1146Disney
6Christmas with the Kranks$871,833-28%2,555-386$341$67,120,3115Sony / Columbia
7The Incredibles$705,353-19%1,732-198$407$240,719,1568Disney
8Spanglish$664,785-39%2,4380$273$14,206,1622Sony / Columbia
9Blade: Trinity$524,136-36%2,9120$180$39,678,4613New Line
10Flight of the Phoenix$469,419-32%2,6040$180$8,282,1132Fox