'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, Jul. 19 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 19 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Scary Movie$2,818,249-17%3,152240$894$99,427,4182Miramax / Dimension
3The Perfect Storm$1,783,844-10%3,4070$524$134,082,5833Warner Bros.
4Disney's The Kid$1,549,7086%2,320153$668$34,326,6492Disney
5The Patriot$1,067,744-13%3,0610$349$86,159,6333Sony / Columbia
6Me, Myself & Irene$711,581-13%2,850-146$250$79,346,3704Fox
7The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle$384,01310%2,328-154$165$21,466,0153Universal
8Gone in 60 Seconds$346,968-14%1,702-169$204$92,086,0376Disney
9Big Momma's House$324,050-5%1,643-283$197$109,298,0197Fox
10Mission: Impossible II$218,009-22%1,709-348$128$208,428,6758Paramount