'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, Aug. 31 2002

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#TitleSat, Aug. 31 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$4,083,06152%1,619290$2,522$61,034,64620IFC Films
3XXX$3,821,89243%3,53619$1,081$117,262,2874Sony / Columbia
4Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$2,214,49255%3,250-57$681$65,698,1574Miramax / Dimension
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$2,025,57743%2,506-299$808$199,402,6756New Line
6fear dot com$1,947,3577%2,550--$764$3,772,5911Warner Bros.
7Blue Crush$1,579,19229%2,820-195$560$31,947,2853Universal
8Serving Sara$1,219,21024%2,17420$561$9,765,6472Paramount
9Road to Perdition$965,20755%1,763-100$547$97,399,4708DreamWorks