'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, Jan. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$7,015,518-34%3,7030$1,895$290,413,6263New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$4,569,380-45%3,3079$1,382$85,619,7022Fox
3Cold Mountain$2,514,052-47%2,21653$1,135$43,740,4502Miramax
4Something's Gotta Give$2,452,600-49%2,80899$873$81,208,3264Sony / Columbia
5Peter Pan (2003)$2,123,513-35%2,8130$755$34,180,8412Universal
7Mona Lisa Smile$1,795,209-45%2,71437$661$50,005,3383Sony / Columbia
8The Last Samurai$1,745,775-39%2,401-156$727$90,020,7665Warner Bros.
9The Haunted Mansion$620,884-33%1,501-121$414$70,422,7196Disney
10Stuck on You$582,110-47%2,064-336$282$30,719,5074Fox