'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. 26 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 26 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Lies Beneath$4,089,709-9%2,813--$1,454$42,527,3971DreamWorks
3Pokemon: The Movie 2000$1,721,650-10%2,752--$626$25,296,3701Warner Bros.
4Scary Movie$1,680,731-16%3,301149$509$122,892,4033Miramax / Dimension
5Thomas and the Magic Railroad$1,405,233--2,054--$684$1,405,2330Destination
6The Perfect Storm$1,311,515-2%3,203-204$409$149,238,7424Warner Bros.
7Disney's The Kid$1,206,8128%2,34323$515$45,675,3043Disney
8The Patriot$831,590-7%2,751-310$302$95,943,2524Sony / Columbia
9Loser$787,928-14%2,016--$391$8,624,8181Sony / Columbia
10Me, Myself & Irene$356,211-11%2,450-400$145$84,111,4215Fox