'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 Sat, Jan. 3 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 3 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$10,563,3800%3,7030$2,853$283,398,1083New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$8,283,424-6%3,3079$2,505$81,050,3222Fox
3Something's Gotta Give$4,834,4409%2,80899$1,722$78,755,7264Sony / Columbia
4Cold Mountain$4,745,01610%2,21653$2,141$41,226,3982Miramax
6Peter Pan (2003)$3,263,636-5%2,8130$1,160$32,057,3282Universal
7Mona Lisa Smile$3,254,5510%2,71437$1,199$48,210,1293Sony / Columbia
8The Last Samurai$2,846,5352%2,401-156$1,186$88,274,9915Warner Bros.
9Bad Santa$1,155,753-4%1,7100$676$56,350,1666Miramax / Dimension
10Stuck on You$1,107,6950%2,064-336$537$30,137,3974Fox