'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 Sun, May. 26 2002

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#TitleSun, May. 26 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$16,531,159-11%3,1610$5,230$189,184,2852Fox
2Spider-Man$9,952,604-12%3,876261$2,568$326,334,8554Sony / Columbia
3Insomnia (2002)$7,098,868-9%2,610--$2,720$20,930,4541Warner Bros.
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$6,199,955-11%3,317--$1,869$17,770,7121DreamWorks
5Enough$4,317,444-16%2,623--$1,646$14,009,3261Sony / Columbia
6About a Boy$2,685,487-11%1,749542$1,535$19,795,3692Universal
8The New Guy$1,417,330-15%2,374-313$597$23,374,9143Sony / Columbia
9The Scorpion King$533,114-4%1,524-1031$350$87,504,7436Universal
10Changing Lanes$530,550-18%1,258-900$422$64,055,4807Paramount