'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, Jun. 22 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 22 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Minority Report$13,295,97814%3,001--$4,431$24,959,4661Fox
2Lilo & Stitch$12,806,6304%3,191--$4,013$25,142,3181Disney
3Scooby-Doo$9,688,34027%3,4470$2,811$93,172,8562Warner Bros.
4The Bourne Identity$6,012,24130%2,6435$2,275$49,943,3662Universal
5The Sum of All Fears$3,289,73039%3,037-193$1,083$95,177,6404Paramount
7Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$2,334,89819%2,310-197$1,011$44,978,8903Warner Bros.
8Juwanna Mann$2,129,5447%1,325--$1,607$4,124,1031Warner Bros.
9Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$2,107,18951%2,107-294$1,000$278,178,3316Fox
10Spider-Man$1,877,05044%2,278-424$824$389,007,4338Sony / Columbia