'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, Dec. 5 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 5 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$4,276,235-44%3,2430$1,319$110,110,9013Disney
2The Polar Express$3,288,397-29%3,6500$901$96,133,6224Warner Bros.
3Christmas with the Kranks$2,891,693-43%3,41623$847$44,925,8722Sony / Columbia
4The Incredibles$2,505,803-40%3,178-275$788$225,860,5405Disney
5The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$2,314,436-35%3,3070$700$68,207,3553Paramount
6Alexander$1,324,378-33%2,4450$542$29,687,2872Warner Bros.
7Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$656,833-45%2,433-40$270$36,323,3184Universal
9After the Sunset$431,154-41%1,889-420$228$26,754,2004New Line
10The Grudge$220,269-58%1,286-200$171$109,232,4047Sony / Columbia