'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, Mar. 19 2000

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#TitleSun, Mar. 19 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$7,604,195-39%2,848--$2,670$28,138,8921Universal
2Mission to Mars$3,166,181-39%3,0606$1,035$40,623,6882Disney
3My Dog Skip$1,617,530-30%2,3310$694$21,269,81010Warner Bros.
4The Ninth Gate$1,054,381-32%1,65771$636$12,735,9902Artisan
5American Beauty$899,768-41%1,661139$542$96,302,45527DreamWorks
6Snow Day$669,343-31%2,387-285$280$56,003,9996Paramount
7The Tigger Movie$622,608-18%1,701-392$366$41,593,6906Disney
8Pitch Black$397,273--1,384-346$287$35,542,1225USA Films
9The Next Best Thing$369,064-51%2,0351$181$13,181,7183Paramount
10Reindeer Games$360,861--1,701-412$212$20,744,8564Miramax / Dimension