'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, Mar. 17 2002

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#TitleSun, Mar. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age$13,603,090-29%3,316--$4,102$46,311,3901Fox
2Resident Evil$4,102,023-40%2,528--$1,623$17,705,8351Sony / Screen Gems
3Showtime$3,524,567-45%2,917--$1,208$15,011,5921Warner Bros.
4The Time Machine$2,787,413-41%2,95814$942$39,937,3762DreamWorks
5We Were Soldiers$2,095,577-30%3,1430$667$52,423,5193Paramount
6All About the Benjamins$1,361,700-38%1,51914$896$17,682,5012New Line
740 Days and 40 Nights$951,850-49%2,312-87$412$29,813,1443Miramax
8A Beautiful Mind$843,599-48%1,533-260$550$149,209,37311Universal
9John Q.$788,360-55%2,019-363$390$65,193,4805New Line
10Return to Never Land$613,905-43%1,895-603$324$45,180,0015Disney