'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 Mon, Dec. 11 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 11 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vertical Limit$1,003,968-74%2,307--$435$16,514,2991Sony / Columbia
2How the Grinch Stole Christmas$859,650-85%3,18244$270$196,508,4714Universal
3Proof of Life$751,786-71%2,705--$278$11,001,3541Warner Bros.
5102 Dalmatians$215,733-88%2,7040$80$44,499,4323Disney
6Charlie's Angels$158,423-75%2,204-547$72$119,407,5866Sony / Columbia
7Meet the Parents$145,962-72%1,934-383$75$157,257,03710Universal
8Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$136,786-89%2,840-97$48$41,964,6634Paramount
9The 6th Day$96,341-73%1,833-683$53$33,097,8664Sony / Columbia