'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 Fri, Dec. 24 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 24 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$3,137,788-20%2,90022$1,082$30,680,3142Sony / Columbia
2Toy Story 2$2,479,914-28%3,151-77$787$169,651,0655Disney
3Any Given Sunday$2,136,820-26%2,505--$853$8,659,9321Warner Bros.
4Bicentennial Man$1,518,174-20%2,767249$549$15,654,8732Disney
5The Green Mile$1,361,158-36%2,8750$473$45,055,2993Warner Bros.
6Man on the Moon$1,278,646-43%2,079--$615$6,037,5801Universal
7Anna and the King$822,334-20%2,1320$386$9,528,9152Fox