'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, Jan. 28 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 28 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hide and Seek$7,832,463--3,005--$2,606$7,832,4631Fox
2Are We There Yet?$3,929,241377%2,7101$1,450$26,041,8482Sony / Columbia
3Million Dollar Baby$3,378,3831122%2,0101863$1,681$12,699,5447Warner Bros.
4Coach Carter$2,352,376228%2,57422$914$47,908,3763Paramount
5Meet the Fockers$2,239,129189%3,006-440$745$252,586,3006Universal
6The Aviator (2004)$2,024,269167%2,503242$809$62,724,4676Miramax
7In Good Company$1,891,509221%1,960-3$965$31,644,2605Universal
8Sideways$1,691,398293%1,694995$998$35,402,39415Fox Searchlight
9Racing Stripes$1,307,695265%3,1850$411$29,834,7983Warner Bros.
10Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$1,189,897106%2,2970$518$11,661,8382Rogue