'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 Mon, Dec. 23 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 23 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$13,509,452-33%3,622--$3,730$115,556,2881New Line
2Two Weeks Notice$2,932,347-31%2,755--$1,064$17,260,8801Warner Bros.
3Maid in Manhattan$2,158,251-35%2,86628$753$37,414,0882Sony / Columbia
4Gangs of New York$1,775,190-44%1,504--$1,180$11,276,6861Miramax
5The Wild Thornberrys Movie$1,678,676-15%3,012--$557$7,693,7071Paramount
6Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,336,261-19%2,750-275$486$230,163,0816Warner Bros.
8The Santa Clause 2$1,293,7735%1,701-506$761$131,130,3618Disney
9The Hot Chick$958,394-31%2,2170$432$14,732,5822Disney
10Die Another Day$882,743-34%2,075-1302$425$139,381,9785MGM