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'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 Wed, May. 3 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 3 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1U-571$850,025-18%2,61633$325$40,922,7942Universal
2The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$349,030-12%3,040--$115$11,673,6571Universal
3Rules of Engagement$331,515-13%3,027-193$110$51,291,9314Paramount
4Keeping the Faith$285,243-15%2,17113$131$26,412,5503Disney
528 Days$256,520-23%2,5230$102$29,427,1963Sony / Columbia
6Love & Basketball$251,512-7%1,2458$202$16,341,6622New Line
7Erin Brockovich$225,186-18%2,498-558$90$113,601,6207Universal
8Return to Me$186,734-11%2,006-314$93$25,612,7964MGM
9The Road to El Dorado$100,754-3%2,247-923$45$46,763,9685DreamWorks
10The Skulls$79,043-25%1,333-714$59$32,794,3835Universal