'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 Mon, Feb. 23 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 23 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
150 First Dates$1,135,601-76%3,61221$314$72,875,4322Sony / Columbia
4Welcome to Mooseport$386,681-77%2,868--$135$7,161,5661Fox
5Barbershop 2: Back in Business$336,079-78%2,229-482$151$53,560,3023MGM
6Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$316,211-87%2,503--$126$9,667,1821Disney
8The Butterfly Effect$235,487-71%1,901-387$124$53,458,7635New Line
9Mystic River$226,846-68%1,352-18$168$79,449,64419Warner Bros.
10The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$210,235-77%1,407-256$149$361,333,39910New Line