'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 Tue, Jul. 30 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 30 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Austin Powers in Goldmember$9,164,927-10%3,613--$2,537$95,991,5921New Line
2Stuart Little 2$1,633,5959%3,28227$498$37,862,3942Sony / Columbia
3Road to Perdition$1,331,4908%2,25091$592$68,217,9623DreamWorks
4Men in Black II$1,038,6253%3,542-99$293$175,425,0704Sony / Columbia
5The Country Bears$874,6296%2,553--$343$7,006,7551Disney
6K-19: The Widowmaker$806,7402%2,8302$285$26,560,6262Paramount
7Mr. Deeds$703,2809%2,309-514$305$117,513,4755Sony / Columbia
8Reign of Fire$490,4773%2,005-624$245$37,373,2643Disney
9Lilo & Stitch$440,1956%1,780-347$247$135,076,7496Disney
10Minority Report$419,04213%1,365-307$307$124,208,7676Fox