'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

DateDayDay no.Top 10 GrossLW%Total Daily GrossTop movie of the day
Apr 03Thu093$7,528,066-18%$8,525,904Noah
Apr 02Wed092$8,231,575-17%$9,295,533Noah
Apr 10Thu100$8,529,48013%$9,216,585Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 23Wed113$8,750,969-42%$10,010,422Heaven is for Real
Apr 09Wed099$9,012,6549%$9,738,161Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 01Tue091$10,349,833-14%$11,630,444Noah
Apr 07Mon097$10,713,37920%$11,448,705Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 14Mon104$10,755,8390%$11,387,978Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 22Tue112$11,277,049-28%$12,599,189Heaven is for Real
Apr 21Mon111$12,306,46014%$13,843,488Rio 2
Apr 08Tue098$12,641,60122%$13,567,091Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 16Wed106$14,964,29966%$15,898,937Heaven is for Real
Apr 15Tue105$15,703,78824%$16,576,879Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 17Thu107$16,527,39694%$17,518,689Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 20Sun110$26,955,631-27%$30,041,690Heaven is for Real
Apr 13Sun103$36,958,016-8%$38,692,964Rio 2
Apr 06Sun096$40,280,72125%$42,761,753Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 11Fri101$40,532,977-26%$42,274,027Rio 2
Apr 19Sat109$43,916,883-18%$49,384,964Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 18Fri108$45,910,05313%$51,168,458Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 12Sat102$53,593,479-12%$56,241,705Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 04Fri094$54,520,88842%$57,088,865Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Apr 05Sat095$60,999,16513%$64,859,304Captain America: The Winter Soldier