'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 Sat, Feb. 8 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 8 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$10,056,11226%2,923--$3,440$18,020,6201Paramount
2Shanghai Knights$8,330,92535%2,753--$3,026$14,508,0231Disney
4The Recruit$4,137,11254%2,3760$1,741$27,415,2212Disney
5Final Destination 2$3,860,66441%2,8340$1,362$26,094,3442New Line
6Kangaroo Jack$2,990,107168%2,8480$1,050$51,040,2094Warner Bros.
7Deliver Us from Eva$2,895,76127%1,139--$2,542$5,175,9371Focus
8Biker Boyz$1,939,07460%1,7693$1,096$14,934,5402DreamWorks
9Darkness Falls$1,736,89141%2,456-409$707$25,950,5143Sony / Columbia
10The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,616,738100%1,680-495$962$319,766,0768New Line