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'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 Sun, Dec. 8 2013

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 8 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Frozen (2013)$9,829,173-35%3,7420$2,627$134,253,6663Disney
2The Hunger Games: Catching Fire$6,487,230-46%4,1630$1,558$335,850,8423Lionsgate
3Thor: The Dark World$1,242,588-45%3,074-212$404$193,711,1875Disney
4Out of the Furnace$1,213,038-43%2,101--$577$5,247,3641Relativity Media
5Homefront$908,101-40%2,5700$353$15,328,8302Open Road
6Delivery Man$896,044-48%2,905-131$308$24,767,3263Disney / DreamWorks
7The Book Thief$678,796-43%1,31682$516$12,000,6785Fox
8The Best Man Holiday$567,720-55%1,577-140$360$67,175,5054Universal
9Last Vegas$316,961-45%1,539-315$206$60,586,9426CBS Films
1012 Years a Slave$305,889-42%1,082-83$283$35,019,0798Fox Searchlight
11Black Nativity$231,871-55%1,5259$152$6,404,7602Fox Searchlight
12Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa$190,893-51%1,157-346$165$100,020,9137Paramount
13Free Birds$117,161-29%1,202-1085$97$53,789,3456Relativity Media
14Lee Daniels' The Butler$73,336-40%1,007936$73$115,922,17517Weinstein Company

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleSun, Dec. 8 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Philomena$566,572-44%8350$679$8,167,9763Weinstein Company
2Dallas Buyers Club$389,198-44%73438$530$12,453,9936Focus
3Gravity$303,233-47%900-116$337$251,486,53310Warner Bros.
4Nebraska$130,111-49%11311$1,151$2,238,7574Paramount Vantage
5Ender's Game$125,474-44%608-235$206$60,119,7156Lionsgate / Summit
6Captain Phillips$119,859-50%640-167$187$103,500,5789Sony / Columbia
7Oldboy (2013)$87,959-29%5830$151$1,956,6712FilmDistrict
8About Time$59,850-40%266-65$225$15,001,3786Universal
9Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$50,463-36%312-395$162$115,269,29511Sony / Columbia
10Despicable Me 2$49,140-41%252-19$195$367,157,95523Universal
11All Is Lost$29,430-41%147-7$200$5,486,1698Roadside Attractions
12Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters$16,147-40%140-23$115$68,316,15818Fox
13Don Jon$15,559-25%12599$124$24,360,78911Relativity Media
14Insidious Chapter 2$12,791-45%122-18$105$83,529,39213FilmDistrict

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleSun, Dec. 8 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inside Llewyn Davis$122,747-23%4--$30,687$405,4111CBS Films
2Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom$22,638-32%40$5,660$181,1102Weinstein Company
3Enough Said$16,597-47%94-27$177$17,292,84112Fox Searchlight
4Instructions Not Included$12,649-11%46-22$275$44,456,50915Lionsgate / Pantelion
5Escape Plan$9,675-41%81-60$119$24,610,1448Lionsgate / Summit
6The Family (2013)$8,233-33%96-34$86$36,858,97813Relativity Media
7The Counselor$6,801-28%71-7$96$16,894,1277Fox
8Twice Born$4,909-17%10--$491$14,9471eOne Films US
9Gori Tere Pyaar Mein$647-54%6-50$108$341,4043Reliance Entertainment