'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 Sun, Nov. 23 2003

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#TitleSun, Nov. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$10,686,948-35%3,464--$3,085$38,330,3091Universal
2Elf$5,054,025-39%3,3810$1,495$94,741,3113New Line
3Gothika$4,973,335-35%2,382--$2,088$19,289,6641Warner Bros.
4Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$3,958,352-41%3,1010$1,276$47,278,4762Fox
5Love Actually$2,222,899-41%1,690513$1,315$30,438,6963Universal
6The Matrix Revolutions$1,970,749-35%3,024-478$652$125,384,5373Warner Bros.
7Brother Bear$1,634,178-35%2,885-145$566$70,320,7964Disney
8Looney Tunes: Back in Action$1,361,216-30%2,9030$469$14,890,7532Warner Bros.
9Scary Movie 3$684,783-53%2,359-601$290$106,485,8075Miramax / Dimension
10Radio$568,716-52%1,925-491$295$47,083,9355Sony / Columbia