'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. 18 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$31,253,60028%3,161--$9,887$85,799,2931Fox
2Spider-Man$20,012,54469%3,6150$5,536$272,387,4443Sony / Columbia
4About a Boy$3,669,44840%1,207--$3,040$6,282,7461Universal
5The New Guy$2,833,41237%2,6870$1,054$15,724,1452Sony / Columbia
6Changing Lanes$1,397,25470%2,158-352$647$60,688,4166Paramount
7The Scorpion King$1,315,01778%2,555-664$515$84,336,5885Universal
8The Rookie (2002)$845,50483%1,849-268$457$70,093,1918Disney
9Murder by Numbers$764,19565%1,580-536$484$29,465,6965Warner Bros.
10Ice Age$503,257160%1,180-544$426$172,008,40110Fox