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'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, May. 22 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 22 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek$3,439,928-18%3,587--$959$50,001,3251DreamWorks
2The Mummy Returns$1,276,299-20%3,45251$370$149,314,0963Universal
3A Knight's Tale$838,441-12%2,9800$281$6,747,5452Sony / Columbia
4Angel Eyes$807,006-11%2,375--$340$1,709,0331Warner Bros.
5Bridget Jones's Diary$445,3272%2,142-364$208$14,961,9126Miramax
6Along Came a Spider$227,440-6%1,908-572$119$16,312,3987Paramount
7Blow$216,524-4%1,133-369$191$14,981,5207New Line
8Driven$181,676-11%2,011-793$90$6,394,1404Warner Bros.
9Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$96,042-12%1,993-173$48$3,832,2235Paramount
10Spy Kids$82,785-41%2,035-564$41$46,226,0458Miramax / Dimension