'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. 13 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 13 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$9,742,45632%3,61154$2,698$125,391,4892Sony / Columbia
2Road to Perdition$8,772,66831%1,797--$4,882$15,465,9071DreamWorks
3Reign of Fire$5,584,625-3%2,629--$2,124$11,319,1361Disney
4Halloween: Resurrection$4,400,809-10%1,954--$2,252$9,301,5031Miramax / Dimension
5Mr. Deeds$4,187,01119%3,2398$1,293$90,826,1453Sony / Columbia
6The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course$3,640,99812%2,535--$1,436$6,891,5981MGM
7Like Mike$3,171,04332%2,43626$1,302$30,456,8032Fox
8Lilo & Stitch$3,148,47030%2,940-282$1,071$115,954,3704Disney
9Minority Report$2,969,41539%2,419-310$1,228$108,022,7644Fox
10The Bourne Identity$2,374,80438%2,199-313$1,080$97,365,1525Universal