'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 Thu, Jul. 20 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 20 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Scary Movie$2,671,602-5%3,152240$848$102,099,0202Miramax / Dimension
3The Perfect Storm$1,594,191-11%3,4070$468$135,676,7743Warner Bros.
4Disney's The Kid$1,319,077-15%2,320153$569$35,645,7262Disney
5The Patriot$1,008,221-6%3,0610$329$87,167,8543Sony / Columbia
6Me, Myself & Irene$638,517-10%2,850-146$224$79,984,8874Fox
7Gone in 60 Seconds$327,612-6%1,702-169$192$92,413,6496Disney
8Big Momma's House$314,602-3%1,643-283$191$109,612,6217Fox
9The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle$291,186-24%2,328-154$125$21,757,2013Universal
10Gladiator (2000)$209,100-4%1,034-176$202$177,438,41611DreamWorks