'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 Mon, Jul. 10 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 10 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie$6,102,095-50%2,912--$2,095$48,449,9601Miramax / Dimension
2The Perfect Storm$3,107,541-61%3,4070$912$103,306,6962Warner Bros.
3The Patriot$1,836,915-61%3,0610$600$67,297,3052Sony / Columbia
4Disney's The Kid$1,801,617-54%2,167--$831$14,491,4421Disney
5Me, Myself & Irene$1,063,926-58%2,996-91$355$68,496,6263Fox
6The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle$546,891-56%2,48222$220$16,621,8162Universal
7Gone in 60 Seconds$489,710-54%1,871-780$262$87,035,6965Disney
8Big Momma's House$460,989-58%1,926-466$239$104,101,8566Fox
9Mission: Impossible II$358,743-60%2,057-610$174$204,371,8047Paramount
10Gladiator (2000)$254,456-61%1,210-201$210$174,222,40710DreamWorks