'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, Jul. 4 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 4 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Perfect Storm$9,020,451-27%3,407--$2,648$62,744,2851Warner Bros.
2The Patriot$5,907,959-14%3,061--$1,930$44,547,7461Sony / Columbia
3Me, Myself & Irene$2,438,369-33%3,08768$790$55,295,1542Fox
4The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle$1,426,697-32%2,460--$580$10,344,2101Universal
5Big Momma's House$1,191,119-23%2,392-454$498$98,061,2755Fox
6Mission: Impossible II$1,074,305-31%2,667-578$403$199,706,0776Paramount
7Gone in 60 Seconds$1,044,458-30%2,651-438$394$81,445,7884Disney
8Gladiator (2000)$640,965-25%1,411-401$454$171,243,8119DreamWorks