'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, Mar. 28 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 28 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$8,082,002-37%3,312--$2,440$29,438,7681Warner Bros.
2The Passion of the Christ$4,292,840-17%3,214-36$1,336$315,153,6115Newmarket
3The Ladykillers$2,988,845-47%1,583--$1,888$12,635,9051Disney
4Dawn of the Dead (2004)$2,665,998-41%2,7483$970$44,219,1572Universal
5Jersey Girl$2,093,238-37%1,520--$1,377$8,319,8121Miramax
6Taking Lives$1,700,758-39%2,7050$629$21,719,6722Warner Bros.
7Starsky & Hutch$1,412,766-49%2,985-200$473$76,823,8824Warner Bros.
9Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$1,350,837-42%1,3574$995$16,553,8022Focus
10Secret Window$1,191,383-50%2,912-106$409$40,572,0183Sony / Columbia