'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. 28 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 28 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Grudge$2,419,05814%3,245--$745$48,865,5251Sony / Columbia
2Shall We Dance (2004)$822,1453%2,419647$340$27,659,2432Miramax
3Shark Tale$659,52323%3,656-292$180$139,355,4104DreamWorks
4Team America: World Police$502,81712%2,62081$192$24,160,4572Paramount
5Friday Night Lights$460,03724%2,969205$155$48,860,4533Universal
6Ladder 49$385,4808%2,802-453$138$62,860,1344Disney
7Surviving Christmas$278,5405%2,750--$101$5,548,7961DreamWorks
8Taxi (2004)$225,46410%2,357-644$96$30,591,8873Fox
9The Forgotten$222,49011%2,253-515$99$62,845,9615Sony / Columbia