'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 Sun, Jul. 7 2002

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#TitleSun, Jul. 7 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$13,811,485-25%3,557--$3,883$87,242,5691Sony / Columbia
2Mr. Deeds$5,161,137-22%3,2310$1,597$73,612,8122Sony / Columbia
3Lilo & Stitch$3,545,938-21%3,2220$1,101$103,017,4843Disney
4Minority Report$3,526,982-26%2,729-272$1,292$97,121,3823Fox
5Like Mike$3,441,511-24%2,410--$1,428$18,919,6221Fox
6The Bourne Identity$2,549,496-27%2,512-151$1,015$89,019,2034Universal
7Scooby-Doo$2,001,899-22%3,257-190$615$137,528,1274Warner Bros.
8The Powerpuff Girls Movie$1,072,653-15%2,340--$458$6,127,2531Warner Bros.
9The Sum of All Fears$943,239-38%1,592-894$592$111,723,4746Paramount
10Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$758,516-27%1,792-375$423$60,787,2075Warner Bros.