'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, Feb. 17 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 17 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Jungle Book 2$2,668,948-27%2,808--$950$14,111,2061Disney
3How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$1,995,301-57%2,9230$683$49,414,1162Paramount
5Shanghai Knights$1,760,478-44%2,7552$639$35,945,2922Disney
6Kangaroo Jack$1,082,248-21%2,535-313$427$58,959,4145Warner Bros.
7The Recruit$845,848-53%2,336-40$362$39,408,6693Disney
8Final Destination 2$580,849-60%2,238-596$260$36,163,1883New Line
9The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$524,393-45%1,422-258$369$325,449,2359New Line
10The Hours$494,919-53%1,003454$493$26,533,8078Paramount