'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 Tue, Aug. 7 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 7 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rush Hour 2$8,832,079-7%3,118--$2,833$85,713,7871New Line
2The Princess Diaries$3,954,2001%2,537--$1,559$30,731,5121Disney
3Planet of the Apes (2001)$3,175,299-1%3,53030$900$130,140,3092Fox
4Jurassic Park III$1,575,0613%3,46223$455$150,119,2633Universal
5America's Sweethearts$1,121,02410%3,0110$372$76,817,6813Sony / Columbia
6The Score$588,5265%2,2110$266$63,326,5844Paramount
7The Fast and the Furious$300,5693%1,620-765$186$137,561,0957Universal