'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. 20 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 20 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Road to Perdition$6,295,14738%2,159362$2,916$42,755,1992DreamWorks
2Men in Black II$5,879,86132%3,64130$1,615$153,902,8973Sony / Columbia
3Stuart Little 2$5,555,1555%3,255--$1,707$10,841,0171Sony / Columbia
4K-19: The Widowmaker$5,012,53317%2,828--$1,772$9,287,6741Paramount
5Reign of Fire$2,830,33928%2,6290$1,077$26,961,6812Disney
6Mr. Deeds$2,788,18816%2,823-416$988$105,510,5114Sony / Columbia
7Eight Legged Freaks$2,468,40711%2,530--$976$7,279,7751Warner Bros.
8Halloween: Resurrection$2,150,36916%2,094140$1,027$20,452,8322Miramax / Dimension
9Lilo & Stitch$1,934,26527%2,127-813$909$126,915,4655Disney
10The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course$1,890,88229%2,525-10$749$17,426,1762MGM