'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 Thu, Nov. 20 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 20 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$1,531,856-8%3,101--$494$32,065,5761Fox
2Elf$1,390,9154%3,38144$411$76,024,2662New Line
3The Matrix Revolutions$928,827-2%3,5020$265$118,352,8232Warner Bros.
4Love Actually$747,4829%1,177601$635$21,794,2722Universal
5Brother Bear$463,534-4%3,0300$153$64,974,5673Disney
6Looney Tunes: Back in Action$317,951-4%2,903--$110$10,676,5401Warner Bros.
7Radio$241,8254%2,416-395$100$44,465,6244Sony / Columbia
8Scary Movie 3$241,4872%2,960-328$82$103,348,3804Miramax / Dimension
9Mystic River$236,629-5%1,550-31$153$46,542,5145Warner Bros.
10Runaway Jury$190,854-8%1,582-551$121$45,313,5405Fox