'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, Jan. 2 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 2 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Women Want (2000)$2,703,673-52%3,0462$888$118,468,9553Paramount
2Miss Congeniality$2,454,150-47%2,6680$920$49,122,4642Warner Bros.
3The Family Man$1,687,461-58%2,3946$705$44,479,4642Universal
4Vertical Limit$1,006,006-51%2,45651$410$52,894,7414Sony / Columbia
5How the Grinch Stole Christmas$948,231-45%3,161-3$300$254,317,3897Universal
6102 Dalmatians$555,832-29%1,577-107$352$54,755,4916Disney
7Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$424,424-34%1,749-141$243$49,861,5867Paramount
8Proof of Life$362,318-58%2,0620$176$25,218,0874Warner Bros.