'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 Mon, Aug. 21 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 21 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Space Cowboys$822,961-66%2,8350$290$54,612,8333Warner Bros.
2The Replacements$817,843-59%2,7540$297$24,228,1352Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$724,527-61%2,760-165$263$124,136,2125DreamWorks
4Hollow Man$572,229-67%2,9560$194$62,153,7913Sony / Columbia
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$564,603-67%2,969-282$190$104,859,3564Universal
6Godzilla 2000$403,378-66%2,111--$191$4,812,7421Sony / TriStar
8The Perfect Storm$187,193-60%1,417-521$132$172,465,2488Warner Bros.
9Scary Movie$165,062-52%1,501-443$110$145,964,1607Miramax / Dimension
10Disney's The Kid$144,264-55%1,222-295$118$62,573,6637Disney