'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 Wed, Mar. 5 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 5 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Old School$1,010,343-3%2,74253$368$40,524,6412DreamWorks
2Cradle 2 the Grave$854,916-19%2,625--$326$19,583,5711Warner Bros.
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$628,970-7%2,9230$215$79,524,7164Paramount
6The Life of David Gale$340,771-10%2,0031$170$14,667,6262Universal
7The Jungle Book 2$320,815-11%2,814-1$114$34,938,7913Disney
8Shanghai Knights$264,604-12%2,515-11$105$51,773,9994Disney
9The Recruit$205,120-6%1,508-170$136$48,717,7345Disney
10The Hours$196,081-13%1,0100$194$33,634,12310Paramount