'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 Mon, Nov. 27 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 27 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How the Grinch Stole Christmas$2,178,338-83%3,1347$695$139,275,3982Universal
3102 Dalmatians$635,062-85%2,704--$235$26,873,1271Disney
4Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$504,815-87%2,9373$172$29,424,7372Paramount
5Charlie's Angels$418,459-79%2,838-199$147$109,075,8574Sony / Columbia
6The 6th Day$382,763-76%2,5160$152$25,402,5912Sony / Columbia
7Meet the Parents$226,483-81%2,159-253$105$148,578,2388Universal
8The Legend of Bagger Vance$93,882-73%1,877-232$50$28,393,8504DreamWorks