'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 Sat, Apr. 13 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 13 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Changing Lanes$7,584,71339%2,613--$2,903$13,038,3171Paramount
2Panic Room$4,908,26451%3,11966$1,574$70,953,0323Sony / Columbia
3Ice Age$4,068,649101%3,011-189$1,351$149,138,6575Fox
4The Sweetest Thing$3,841,20410%2,670--$1,439$7,326,3661Sony / Columbia
5The Rookie (2002)$3,829,55868%2,520-4$1,520$43,323,4163Disney
6High Crimes$3,508,61148%2,74730$1,277$23,409,4142Fox
8Blade II$1,948,36072%2,174-387$896$73,013,0264New Line
10National Lampoon's Van Wilder$1,675,18717%2,10482$796$12,572,9012Artisan