'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, Aug. 18 2002

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#TitleSun, Aug. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$6,393,385-26%3,38814$1,887$83,964,7802Sony / Columbia
3Blue Crush$3,677,245-22%3,002--$1,225$14,168,4771Universal
4Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$3,393,654-27%3,3070$1,026$45,957,0712Miramax / Dimension
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$2,454,842-31%3,113-395$789$183,438,3574New Line
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,705,992-29%1,064341$1,603$39,297,68318IFC Films
7Blood Work$1,361,702-33%2,5250$539$15,310,7262Warner Bros.
8Road to Perdition$1,058,569-36%1,914-297$553$90,311,1446DreamWorks
9The Master of Disguise$893,819-30%2,137-431$418$30,289,4733Sony / Columbia
10The Adventures of Pluto Nash$630,124-24%2,320--$272$2,181,9641Warner Bros.