'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, Aug. 2 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 2 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$3,517,642-23%3,242--$1,085$55,211,0511Universal
2What Lies Beneath$2,758,708-19%2,82512$977$78,570,1422DreamWorks
4Scary Movie$968,056-22%3,256-45$297$136,096,1084Miramax / Dimension
5The Perfect Storm$808,849-19%3,093-110$262$160,781,5855Warner Bros.
6Disney's The Kid$754,482-18%2,328-15$324$54,672,4174Disney
7Pokemon: The Movie 2000$693,419-22%2,7520$252$35,466,8012Warner Bros.
8Thomas and the Magic Railroad$517,864-19%2,10652$246$8,282,2971Destination
9The Patriot$515,787-17%2,329-422$221$102,867,3935Sony / Columbia
10Loser$387,703-24%2,0160$192$13,432,2732Sony / Columbia