'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 Tue, May. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mean Girls$1,088,525-9%2,839--$383$26,713,4721Paramount
2Man on Fire (2004)$1,020,132-12%2,9866$342$46,481,7052Fox
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$578,476-5%2,674-399$216$53,850,8973Miramax
413 Going on 30$574,5271%3,45315$166$36,199,0562Sony / Columbia
6Laws of Attraction$470,1100%2,449--$192$7,671,7371New Line
8The Punisher$323,700-4%2,267-382$143$30,412,7923Lionsgate
9The Passion of the Christ$145,889-2%1,832-437$80$366,983,61410Newmarket
10Hellboy$137,791-5%1,563-655$88$57,791,1515Sony / Columbia