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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. 23 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 23 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek$3,117,517-9%3,5873585$869$53,118,8421DreamWorks
2The Mummy Returns$1,105,614-13%3,45251$320$150,419,7103Universal
3A Knight's Tale$733,779-12%2,9800$246$7,481,3242Sony / Columbia
4Angel Eyes$711,572-12%2,375--$300$2,420,6051Warner Bros.
5Bridget Jones's Diary$391,420-12%2,142-364$183$15,353,3326Miramax
6Along Came a Spider$212,547-7%1,908-572$111$16,524,9457Paramount
7Blow$189,502-12%1,133-369$167$15,171,0227New Line
8Driven$158,992-12%2,011-793$79$6,553,1324Warner Bros.
9Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$91,127-5%1,993-173$46$3,923,3505Paramount
10Spy Kids$82,315-1%2,035-564$40$46,308,3608Miramax / Dimension