'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 Sun, Feb. 27 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 27 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Snow Day$2,414,513-37%2,7097$891$42,722,9813Paramount
2The Whole Nine Yards$2,359,927-48%2,9100$811$28,500,3852Warner Bros.
3The Tigger Movie$2,131,019-25%2,81863$756$30,646,9533Disney
4Reindeer Games$2,127,106-38%2,204--$965$8,055,7141Miramax / Dimension
5Pitch Black$1,979,062-36%1,93098$1,025$23,021,7332USA Films
6Hanging Up$1,813,321-44%2,6180$693$26,001,0352Sony / Columbia
7Wonder Boys$1,461,071-46%1,253--$1,166$5,856,8531Paramount
8Scream 3$1,209,485-41%3,099-269$390$78,459,2824Miramax / Dimension
9American Beauty$1,201,583-43%1,32336$908$80,771,63424DreamWorks
10The Green Mile$452,371--1,746--$259$127,049,23112Warner Bros.