'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 Tue, Sep. 12 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 12 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Watcher$740,55317%2,742--$270$10,433,8891Universal
2Nurse Betty$571,16419%1,459--$391$8,199,4931USA Films
3Bring It On$302,64714%2,4166$125$45,365,4943Universal
4What Lies Beneath$228,55431%2,166-241$106$142,782,0868DreamWorks
5Highlander: Endgame$177,34014%1,5452$115$9,438,1962Miramax / Dimension
6The Replacements$118,23839%2,058-427$57$39,417,3325Warner Bros.
7Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$76,5360%1,694-439$45$117,186,0697Universal
8Hollow Man$63,03324%1,184-765$53$66,864,9146Sony / Columbia