'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, Dec. 25 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 25 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$11,570,06858%3,359--$3,444$94,029,3391New Line
2Ali$10,216,477--2,446--$4,177$10,216,4770Sony / Columbia
3Ocean's Eleven$4,397,95994%3,0750$1,430$102,009,7283Warner Bros.
4Vanilla Sky$2,975,699107%2,7442$1,084$49,496,4232Paramount
5Kate & Leopold$2,562,002--2,449--$1,046$2,562,0020Miramax
6Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$2,166,198-15%3,139--$690$18,554,7141Paramount
7How High$2,076,528245%1,266--$1,640$9,781,3431Universal
8Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$1,936,65013%3,311-111$585$267,894,3246Warner Bros.
9Not Another Teen Movie$1,496,177269%2,3650$633$23,305,7732Sony / Columbia
10Joe Somebody$1,169,00279%2,506--$466$5,377,3391Fox