'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, Dec. 2 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 2 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$7,121,961-32%3,6720$1,940$219,753,6723Warner Bros.
2Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$4,461,117-42%2,770--$1,611$18,736,4481Fox
3Monsters, Inc.$2,623,541-38%3,390-259$774$204,023,8265Disney
4Spy Game$2,605,040-47%2,7700$940$46,692,7372Universal
5Black Knight$1,358,535-46%2,534-37$536$22,784,8822Fox
6Shallow Hal$1,037,611-49%2,428-215$427$61,102,2444Fox
7Out Cold (2001)$562,307-51%2,0110$280$10,287,3932Disney