'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 Wed, Jul. 28 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 28 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Haunting$3,328,653-21%2,808--$1,185$45,511,5481DreamWorks
2Inspector Gadget$2,791,939-9%2,814--$992$30,492,5961Disney
3American Pie$1,400,420-12%2,54426$550$69,027,8483Universal
4Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$568,389-12%1,615-235$352$404,578,50210Fox
5Lake Placid$541,326-30%2,1026$258$23,202,5142Fox
6Wild Wild West$514,960-16%3,045-297$169$105,844,1064Warner Bros.
7Muppets from Space$342,823-1%2,2650$151$12,964,3752Sony / Columbia
8South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$230,256-24%1,410-598$163$48,333,9104Paramount