'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 Thu, Jul. 5 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 5 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 2$5,262,420-40%3,220--$1,634$14,013,1270Miramax / Dimension
2Cats & Dogs$5,025,164-44%3,040--$1,653$14,048,7600Warner Bros.
3A.I. Artificial Intelligence$2,885,211-44%3,242--$890$45,537,0501Warner Bros.
4The Fast and the Furious$2,450,207-7%2,72395$900$89,100,1012Universal
5Dr. Dolittle 2$2,006,082-30%3,0534$657$21,963,2882Fox
6Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$1,502,439-30%3,34937$449$62,522,7373Paramount
8Atlantis: The Lost Empire$1,157,503-30%3,030-41$382$33,048,2473Disney
9Baby Boy$861,110-32%1,53360$562$7,363,1731Sony / Columbia