'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 Wed, Oct. 20 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 20 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fight Club$1,121,691-9%1,963--$571$14,574,6031Fox
2Double Jeopardy$761,457-5%2,93623$259$82,328,3334Paramount
3The Story of Us$692,126-7%2,164--$320$11,773,5551Universal
4American Beauty$614,2974%1,350124$455$42,699,7525DreamWorks
5Three Kings$553,8491%2,942--$188$29,455,8553Warner Bros.
6Random Hearts$448,877-3%2,6970$166$23,811,9112Sony / Columbia
7The Sixth Sense$408,0801%2,682-102$152$249,954,77911Disney
9Blue Streak$219,194-2%2,353--$93$46,150,7165Sony / Columbia
10Drive Me Crazy$95,958-6%2,088--$46$11,123,9663Fox