'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, Dec. 28 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 28 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cast Away$8,835,216-5%2,774--$3,185$69,651,9291Fox
2What Women Want (2000)$6,148,6671%3,04432$2,020$89,354,5612Paramount
3Miss Congeniality$4,353,5061%2,668--$1,632$27,479,9751Warner Bros.
4The Family Man$3,522,7442%2,388--$1,475$26,397,4981Universal
5How the Grinch Stole Christmas$2,942,383-2%3,164-92$930$244,345,2586Universal
6Vertical Limit$1,723,1264%2,40598$716$43,723,0413Sony / Columbia
7102 Dalmatians$1,171,6178%1,684-506$696$52,730,0665Disney
8Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$1,127,9968%1,890-650$597$48,238,3656Paramount
9All the Pretty Horses$875,0461%1,483--$590$4,169,5970Miramax
10Proof of Life$653,1983%2,062-643$317$23,391,4223Warner Bros.