'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. 10 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 10 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$4,421,8252%2,161--$2,046$35,127,7091Disney
2Runaway Bride$2,738,9484%3,1613$866$78,828,5702Paramount
3The Thomas Crown Affair$1,719,19915%2,427--$708$17,503,4601MGM
4Inspector Gadget$1,361,18715%2,862-15$476$66,678,4023Disney
5Mystery Men$1,249,3663%2,136--$585$12,486,6091Universal
6The Haunting$849,0279%2,88117$295$78,968,3533DreamWorks
7American Pie$682,09713%1,795-641$380$86,792,2385Universal
8Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$376,50824%1,199-429$314$413,461,21412Fox
9Wild Wild West$84,863-4%1,157-994$73$110,903,8846Warner Bros.