'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, Feb. 11 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 11 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Collateral Damage$1,068,400-74%2,824--$378$16,128,3731Warner Bros.
2Big Fat Liar$632,007-83%2,531--$250$12,186,7621Universal
3Black Hawk Down$551,739-76%2,964-179$186$87,270,3264Sony / Columbia
5The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$444,449-75%2,199-12$202$32,804,0223Disney
6A Beautiful Mind$433,838-74%2,220-30$195$113,708,5336Universal
7Snow Dogs$403,488-83%2,45414$164$60,317,7734Disney
8A Walk to Remember$337,392-75%2,311-109$146$30,636,4753Warner Bros.
9I Am Sam$323,104-75%1,450147$223$23,897,6357New Line
10The Mothman Prophecies$308,162-76%2,275-56$135$28,330,5863Sony / Screen Gems