'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. 30 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 30 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$5,079,551-45%3,4673$1,465$75,831,8252Universal
2The Haunted Mansion$5,030,895-46%3,122--$1,611$34,047,7931Disney
3Elf$3,810,409-55%3,202-179$1,190$129,020,8194New Line
4Bad Santa$2,824,251-42%2,005--$1,409$16,803,2771Miramax / Dimension
5Gothika$2,730,350-47%2,3820$1,146$41,279,1592Warner Bros.
6The Missing$2,234,592-48%2,756--$811$15,233,0311Sony / Columbia
7Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$2,193,681-52%2,703-398$812$66,632,7313Fox
9Love Actually$1,654,336-50%1,71424$965$43,392,7904Universal
10Brother Bear$987,730-46%2,034-851$486$77,696,3235Disney