'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, Aug. 15 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 15 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Freddy Vs. Jason$14,101,018--3,014--$4,679$14,101,0181New Line
2S.W.A.T.$5,645,707113%3,22018$1,753$57,197,3102Sony / Columbia
3Uptown Girls$4,307,282--2,495--$1,726$4,307,2821MGM
4Freaky Friday (2003)$4,295,42080%2,97925$1,442$49,277,4042Disney
5Open Range$4,240,002--2,075--$2,043$4,240,0021Disney
6American Wedding$2,596,35592%2,985-190$870$75,051,3073Universal
7Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$2,563,52575%2,710-460$946$242,117,4716Disney
9Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$1,348,99653%3,003-385$449$92,965,8644Miramax / Dimension
10Grind$1,079,785--2,253--$479$1,079,7851Warner Bros.