'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, Oct. 29 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 29 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 3$2,063,304-17%3,505--$589$55,463,1471Miramax / Dimension
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$1,000,351-8%3,0182$331$54,093,3512New Line
3Radio$781,150-10%3,074--$254$15,808,0071Sony / Columbia
4Runaway Jury$683,506-9%2,8150$243$26,151,0432Fox
5Mystic River$659,412-5%1,49326$442$26,732,2022Warner Bros.
6Kill Bill Vol. 1$526,217-16%2,633-469$200$55,857,6573Miramax
7School of Rock$328,161-2%2,9510$111$64,380,4614Paramount
8Intolerable Cruelty$286,325-7%2,290-280$125$29,123,2803Universal
9Under the Tuscan Sun$234,365-3%1,224-439$191$37,921,2585Disney
10Good Boy!$222,8277%2,762-463$81$32,772,8913MGM