'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, Feb. 20 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 20 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$4,260,152-30%2,910--$1,464$13,732,2491Warner Bros.
2Snow Day$4,222,217-16%2,70238$1,563$27,759,0682Paramount
3Hanging Up$4,043,806-30%2,618--$1,545$13,567,6481Sony / Columbia
4Pitch Black$3,937,307-13%1,832--$2,149$11,634,1201USA Films
5The Tigger Movie$3,101,292-15%2,75532$1,126$19,936,2442Disney
6Scream 3$2,623,967-30%3,368-99$779$70,832,4193Miramax / Dimension
7American Beauty$1,941,188-22%1,287--$1,508$73,706,09423DreamWorks
8Galaxy Quest$430,272-20%1,186-403$363$67,610,4629DreamWorks