'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 Thu, Oct. 7 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 7 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$2,056,9936%4,016--$512$56,021,1141DreamWorks
2Ladder 49$1,374,0522%3,260--$421$27,918,7481Disney
3The Forgotten$783,0449%3,14440$249$41,118,7192Sony / Columbia
4Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$238,690-1%2,721-449$88$31,590,4953Paramount
5Resident Evil: Apocalypse$176,8023%1,986-850$89$47,756,5574Sony / Screen Gems
6Mr. 3000$149,4286%2,239-497$67$19,714,2593Disney
7First Daughter$145,10610%2,28020$64$7,687,4352Fox
8Cellular$138,3066%2,020-743$68$28,728,6154New Line
10Without a Paddle$73,96019%1,439-880$51$55,695,4647Paramount