'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, Mar. 3 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 3 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Next Best Thing$1,973,867--2,007--$983$1,973,8671Paramount
2Pitch Black$1,396,1312955%1,903-27$734$25,928,2273USA Films
3Reindeer Games$1,352,505179%2,2040$614$11,569,3652Miramax / Dimension
4My Dog Skip$1,328,263--2,331--$570$1,936,0018Warner Bros.
5Wonder Boys$1,234,245227%1,504251$821$8,296,9722Paramount
6Hanging Up$1,175,963175%2,6180$449$28,929,7463Sony / Columbia
7American Beauty$1,114,639191%1,33916$832$83,345,72925DreamWorks
8Snow Day$1,110,203302%2,7178$409$44,942,4214Paramount
9The Tigger Movie$705,424123%2,646-172$267$32,602,3704Disney