'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, Aug. 3 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 3 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Runaway Bride$4,655,8022%3,158--$1,474$43,685,9061Paramount
2Inspector Gadget$1,935,9152%2,87763$673$51,180,8152Disney
3The Haunting$1,815,994-5%2,86456$634$67,691,6422DreamWorks
4American Pie$1,120,0932%2,436-108$460$79,376,3614Universal
5Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$506,7994%1,62813$311$409,597,39811Fox
6Lake Placid$349,3703%1,796-306$195$27,009,8123Fox
7Wild Wild West$292,4741%2,151-894$136$109,463,3675Warner Bros.
8Muppets from Space$135,7722%1,296-969$105$13,904,2933Sony / Columbia