'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, Jan. 31 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 31 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$1,191,642-1%3,1010$384$63,951,3032Sony / Columbia
2The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$763,4900%2,007--$380$14,598,6161Disney
3A Beautiful Mind$760,453-6%2,23712$340$96,101,0034Universal
4The Mothman Prophecies$583,432-5%2,331--$250$13,861,7881Sony / Screen Gems
5I Am Sam$582,094-2%1,268--$459$10,742,9665New Line
6A Walk to Remember$577,86713%2,411--$240$14,489,8381Warner Bros.
7Snow Dogs$531,88513%2,440138$218$40,927,9872Disney
8The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$504,6741%2,703-563$187$260,569,8586New Line
9Kung Pow! Enter the Fist$269,7672%2,478--$109$8,248,7451Fox
10Orange County$218,4818%2,3170$94$35,670,0283Paramount