'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, May. 14 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 14 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy Returns$2,148,760-77%3,4010$632$120,183,0302Universal
2A Knight's Tale$1,306,176--2,980--$438$1,306,1761Sony / Columbia
3Bridget Jones's Diary$419,729--2,506-41$167$12,653,5455Miramax
4Along Came a Spider$264,589--2,480-93$107$15,001,2036Paramount
5Blow$261,225--1,502-56$174$13,763,7026New Line
6Driven$256,579--2,804-101$92$5,198,1163Warner Bros.
7Spy Kids$141,692--2,599-216$55$45,546,6657Miramax / Dimension
8Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$131,078--2,16625$61$3,198,7404Paramount
9Chocolat (2000)$90,468--1,487--$61$49,667,76122Miramax