'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 Sat, Oct. 9 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 9 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$6,066,43759%2,91329$2,083$61,971,8573Paramount
2Random Hearts$5,435,09231%2,697--$2,015$9,582,1771Sony / Columbia
3American Beauty$3,942,81749%1,226520$3,216$28,047,0714DreamWorks
5The Sixth Sense$2,799,62369%2,784-37$1,006$239,896,85910Disney
6Mystery, Alaska$731,37242%1,70431$429$5,333,6162Disney
8Runaway Bride$310,96862%1,053-265$295$148,366,88711Paramount
9Stir of Echoes$309,99552%1,037-465$299$18,186,6095Artisan