'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, Aug. 26 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 26 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$2,644,857-3%2,668273$991$118,303,8123Disney
2Runaway Bride$1,013,6791%3,24028$313$117,537,0154Paramount
3Mickey Blue Eyes$972,200-3%2,573--$378$14,308,5851Warner Bros.
5The Thomas Crown Affair$725,9830%2,4270$299$44,854,9943MGM
6Inspector Gadget$516,5895%2,144-447$241$84,532,1205Disney
7Mystery Men$322,529-5%1,954-188$165$25,858,2723Universal
8American Pie$268,514-4%1,118-264$240$95,275,7657Universal
9The Haunting$151,470-5%1,587-652$95$87,415,2145DreamWorks