'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 Fri, Nov. 19 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 19 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The World Is Not Enough$12,130,929--3,163--$3,835$12,130,9291MGM
2Sleepy Hollow$10,048,645--3,064--$3,280$10,048,6451Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$2,453,205185%3,0430$806$57,390,2332Warner Bros.
4The Bone Collector$1,954,017151%2,62329$745$40,816,7303Universal
6Anywhere But Here$1,036,583250%1,6819$617$7,929,0282Fox
7The Insider$806,578147%1,84411$437$16,228,0633Disney
8The Bachelor$797,992223%2,337-187$341$16,080,5803New Line
9The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$716,63177%2,1470$334$9,780,5902Sony / Columbia
10The Sixth Sense$507,958225%1,219-199$417$267,769,57616Disney