'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, Apr. 13 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 13 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rules of Engagement$1,148,8454%3,155--$364$19,665,5371Paramount
2Erin Brockovich$690,1132%3,00496$230$92,289,5174Universal
3Return to Me$603,291-4%2,007--$301$10,245,1831MGM
4The Road to El Dorado$439,1161%3,2235$136$26,888,4422DreamWorks
5The Skulls$349,7180%2,4164$145$21,698,3702Universal
6High Fidelity$317,8750%1,22946$259$14,200,7922Disney
7Romeo Must Die$286,6191%2,289-352$125$47,158,9643Warner Bros.
8American Beauty$266,488-1%1,934-56$138$116,299,00130DreamWorks
9Ready to Rumble$251,038-5%2,585--$97$6,465,9031Warner Bros.
10Mission to Mars$107,4019%1,594-911$67$56,594,2895Disney