'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 Thu, Feb. 3 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 3 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hide and Seek$1,070,296-5%3,005--$356$26,809,5891Fox
2Million Dollar Baby$1,017,013-6%2,0101863$506$25,926,0967Warner Bros.
3The Aviator (2004)$573,2320%2,503242$229$70,489,0236Miramax
4Are We There Yet?$535,6346%2,7101$198$40,658,4122Sony / Columbia
5Meet the Fockers$510,0813%3,006-440$170$260,357,5226Universal
6Sideways$489,705-2%1,694995$289$42,010,37115Fox Searchlight
7Coach Carter$373,0840%2,57422$145$55,106,0473Paramount
8In Good Company$362,6090%1,960-3$185$37,425,9625Universal
9The Phantom of the Opera$331,7754%1,5110$220$40,200,6346Warner Bros.
10Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$307,760-2%2,2970$134$16,074,7322Rogue