'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, Feb. 25 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 25 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$2,743,517186%2,9100$943$21,626,6422Warner Bros.
2Reindeer Games$2,477,466--2,204--$1,124$2,477,4661Miramax / Dimension
3Hanging Up$2,378,743163%2,6180$909$20,942,1542Sony / Columbia
4Snow Day$2,162,312136%2,7097$798$36,501,6903Paramount
5Pitch Black$2,087,058185%1,93098$1,081$17,944,5262USA Films
6Wonder Boys$1,656,473--1,253--$1,322$1,704,4071Paramount
7Scream 3$1,398,653158%3,099-269$451$75,198,1164Miramax / Dimension
8The Tigger Movie$1,331,533110%2,81863$473$25,671,2013Disney
9American Beauty$1,236,845162%1,32336$935$77,451,38724DreamWorks