'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, Jul. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$18,516,657-7%3,557--$5,206$73,431,0841Sony / Columbia
2Mr. Deeds$6,627,8030%3,2310$2,051$68,451,6752Sony / Columbia
3Minority Report$4,741,64411%2,729-272$1,738$93,594,4003Fox
4Like Mike$4,548,93311%2,410--$1,888$15,478,1111Fox
5Lilo & Stitch$4,494,660-2%3,2220$1,395$99,471,5463Disney
6The Bourne Identity$3,504,02413%2,512-151$1,395$86,469,7074Universal
7Scooby-Doo$2,568,5025%3,257-190$789$135,526,2284Warner Bros.
8The Sum of All Fears$1,518,69921%1,592-894$954$110,780,2356Paramount
9The Powerpuff Girls Movie$1,260,5381%2,340--$539$5,054,6001Warner Bros.
10Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$1,033,1441%1,792-825$577$60,028,6915Warner Bros.