'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 Tue, Aug. 8 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 8 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hollow Man$2,952,381-11%2,956--$999$32,675,8341Sony / Columbia
2Space Cowboys$2,022,204-6%2,805--$721$22,264,9091Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$1,939,0401%2,86742$676$98,990,8333DreamWorks
4Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$1,850,445-7%3,2475$570$80,533,7142Universal
6Scary Movie$599,0901%2,597-659$231$142,503,7245Miramax / Dimension
7The Perfect Storm$563,500-2%2,602-491$217$166,730,8446Warner Bros.
8Disney's The Kid$504,1411%1,979-349$255$59,431,5735Disney
9Pokemon: The Movie 2000$364,772-12%2,359-393$155$37,672,1743Warner Bros.
10Thomas and the Magic Railroad$332,220-3%2,1104$157$10,231,7902Destination