'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 Sat, Aug. 3 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 3 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Austin Powers in Goldmember$11,549,48912%3,6130$3,197$132,436,5562New Line
3The Master of Disguise$4,459,332-5%2,565--$1,739$9,142,7761Sony / Columbia
4Road to Perdition$2,764,39447%2,33282$1,185$75,197,7924DreamWorks
5Stuart Little 2$2,312,32523%3,095-187$747$44,940,0413Sony / Columbia
6Men in Black II$1,936,62535%2,902-640$667$180,643,1045Sony / Columbia
7The Country Bears$1,221,16125%2,5530$478$10,854,1602Disney
8K-19: The Widowmaker$1,175,59137%1,139-1691$1,032$29,921,3653Paramount
9Mr. Deeds$811,39717%1,966-343$413$120,287,8276Sony / Columbia
10Minority Report$695,75434%1,139-226$611$126,151,0537Fox