'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, Jan. 20 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 20 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$8,673,811-13%3,1013085$2,797$30,456,5701Sony / Columbia
2Snow Dogs$6,319,369-13%2,302--$2,745$17,813,6151Disney
3The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$4,236,767-16%3,266-115$1,297$245,417,4395New Line
4A Beautiful Mind$3,793,988-18%2,2253$1,705$74,658,9943Universal
5Orange County$2,820,353-13%2,3170$1,217$27,599,0992Paramount
6Ocean's Eleven$1,729,299-25%2,6700$648$170,579,6187Warner Bros.
7Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$1,105,750-11%2,506-304$441$72,705,2875Paramount
8Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$983,711-9%1,851-319$531$308,949,85810Warner Bros.
9Kate & Leopold$978,807-32%2,381-86$411$20,176,3994Miramax
10Vanilla Sky$925,591-27%2,355-415$393$93,053,4406Paramount