'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, Oct. 18 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring$4,843,751--1,981--$2,445$4,843,7511DreamWorks
2Sweet Home Alabama$3,010,200227%3,282-31$917$91,921,4884Disney
3Red Dragon$2,744,222140%3,307-56$830$71,790,7313Universal
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,140,976232%2,014-2$1,063$150,873,66527IFC Films
6The Transporter$1,558,273164%2,61037$597$13,665,6412Fox
7Brown Sugar$1,535,001218%1,3786$1,114$14,821,4082Fox Searchlight
8Tuck Everlasting$1,175,878286%1,448263$812$7,998,8612Disney
9The Tuxedo$1,058,325202%2,424-561$437$40,087,3474DreamWorks
10White Oleander$991,552142%1,5100$657$8,595,2222Warner Bros.