'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 Mon, Jul. 2 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 2 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A.I. Artificial Intelligence$3,747,143-56%3,242--$1,156$33,101,8781Warner Bros.
2The Fast and the Furious$3,008,907-51%2,72395$1,105$80,877,4522Universal
3Dr. Dolittle 2$2,315,470--3,0534$758$14,281,8862Fox
4Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$1,602,917--3,34937$479$56,914,6193Paramount
5Atlantis: The Lost Empire$1,433,553--3,030-41$473$28,563,1043Disney
7Baby Boy$1,048,594--1,533--$684$4,130,9641Sony / Columbia
9Pearl Harbor$711,702-51%2,305-363$309$180,451,9026Disney
10Swordfish$618,540--2,225-435$278$26,513,9144Warner Bros.