'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 Wed, Dec. 26 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 26 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$12,114,8465%3,3590$3,607$106,144,1851New Line
2Ali$5,806,490-43%2,446--$2,374$16,022,9670Sony / Columbia
3Ocean's Eleven$4,601,4795%3,0750$1,496$106,611,2073Warner Bros.
4Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$3,976,23984%3,139--$1,267$22,530,9531Paramount
5Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$3,393,04775%3,311-111$1,025$271,287,3716Warner Bros.
6Vanilla Sky$2,963,6500%2,7442$1,080$52,460,0732Paramount
7Monsters, Inc.$1,575,39864%2,097-365$751$227,922,2808Disney
8How High$1,487,568-28%1,266--$1,175$11,268,9111Universal
9Not Another Teen Movie$1,354,515-9%2,3650$573$24,660,2882Sony / Columbia
10Joe Somebody$1,318,46613%2,506--$526$6,695,8051Fox