'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 Sun, Aug. 6 2000

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#TitleSun, Aug. 6 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hollow Man$7,959,520-15%2,956--$2,693$26,415,2741Sony / Columbia
2Space Cowboys$5,694,437-19%2,805--$2,030$18,095,8521Warner Bros.
3Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$5,471,730-25%3,2475$1,685$76,702,6882Universal
4What Lies Beneath$4,267,002-21%2,86742$1,488$95,131,4873DreamWorks
6Scary Movie$1,343,945-16%2,597-659$517$141,313,2795Miramax / Dimension
7The Perfect Storm$1,295,680-15%2,602-491$498$165,589,6466Warner Bros.
8Disney's The Kid$932,784-19%1,979-349$471$58,427,2725Disney
9Pokemon: The Movie 2000$781,804--2,359-393$331$36,892,4623Warner Bros.
10Thomas and the Magic Railroad$770,455--2,11094$365$9,557,9212Destination