'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 Thu, May. 11 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 11 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gladiator (2000)$3,172,284-7%2,938--$1,080$49,015,5691DreamWorks
3The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$259,007-6%3,05111$85$19,772,0732Universal
4Keeping the Faith$219,645-3%2,014-157$109$30,378,2264Disney
5Rules of Engagement$206,580-3%2,261-766$91$53,122,3365Paramount
628 Days$201,837-6%2,413-110$84$32,897,6764Sony / Columbia
7Love & Basketball$193,51811%1,192-53$162$20,490,7053New Line
8Erin Brockovich$184,6280%1,942-556$95$116,784,1188Universal
9Return to Me$142,528-3%1,703-303$84$26,744,3545MGM
10The Road to El Dorado$74,7672%1,528-719$49$48,060,3126DreamWorks