'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. 10 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 10 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$15,234,181-12%3,374--$4,515$32,545,4531Sony / Columbia
3Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$6,497,10825%3,307--$1,965$20,008,9331Miramax / Dimension
4Austin Powers in Goldmember$5,103,51222%3,508-105$1,455$164,009,7053New Line
5Blood Work$2,883,58023%2,525--$1,142$5,230,9491Warner Bros.
6The Master of Disguise$1,940,44015%2,5683$756$22,280,3952Sony / Columbia
7Road to Perdition$1,790,14957%2,211-121$810$83,009,7085DreamWorks
8Stuart Little 2$1,069,30348%2,382-713$449$52,115,6544Sony / Columbia
9Men in Black II$867,22936%2,076-826$418$185,906,3756Sony / Columbia
10K-19: The Widowmaker$385,29936%1,781642$216$32,675,3574Paramount