'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 Fri, Jan. 23 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 23 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$6,044,402--2,605--$2,320$6,044,4021New Line
2Along Came Polly$5,031,829244%2,99511$1,680$41,944,1882Universal
3Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$2,634,689--2,711--$972$2,634,6891DreamWorks
4Big Fish$1,964,064202%2,438-76$806$43,790,7137Sony / Columbia
5Cheaper by the Dozen$1,540,646318%2,810-215$548$117,690,3115Fox
6The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$1,509,203135%2,558-445$590$332,547,4616New Line
7Torque$1,307,802201%2,4630$531$14,094,0422Warner Bros.
8Cold Mountain$1,286,736140%2,8020$459$68,864,9995Miramax
9Something's Gotta Give$1,075,633135%2,143-359$502$104,108,1787Sony / Columbia
10Mystic River$738,7052300%1,3271194$557$56,150,22515Warner Bros.