'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 Sat, May. 11 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 11 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man$30,505,65253%3,6150$8,439$202,034,8652Sony / Columbia
3The New Guy$3,774,76514%2,687--$1,405$7,084,0901Sony / Columbia
4The Scorpion King$2,140,01466%3,219-246$665$79,438,9634Universal
5Changing Lanes$1,696,18069%2,510-132$676$56,199,0105Paramount
6The Rookie (2002)$1,047,83272%2,117-234$495$67,263,8297Disney
7Murder by Numbers$1,037,56762%2,116-449$490$26,715,2154Warner Bros.
8Panic Room$687,50783%1,350-477$509$95,099,5527Sony / Columbia
9Ice Age$643,341106%1,724-413$373$170,401,1269Fox
10Life or Something Like It$571,92032%1,886-723$303$12,798,2013Fox