'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 Thu, Aug. 1 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 1 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Austin Powers in Goldmember$6,924,640-9%3,6131197$1,917$110,561,9951New Line
2Stuart Little 2$1,443,6510%3,28227$440$40,754,8112Sony / Columbia
3Road to Perdition$1,182,4702%2,25091$526$70,554,7613DreamWorks
4Men in Black II$938,2204%3,542-99$265$177,269,3574Sony / Columbia
5The Country Bears$818,285-1%2,553--$321$8,654,9741Disney
6K-19: The Widowmaker$658,283-2%2,8302$233$27,887,2492Paramount
7Mr. Deeds$634,7900%2,309-514$275$118,784,4365Sony / Columbia
8Reign of Fire$445,0930%2,005-624$222$38,262,2513Disney
9Lilo & Stitch$404,492-4%1,780-347$227$135,901,0666Disney
10Minority Report$365,9292%1,338-318$273$124,934,5936Fox