'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. 17 2002

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#TitleSat, Aug. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$8,638,93322%3,38814$2,550$77,571,3952Sony / Columbia
3Blue Crush$4,743,129-17%3,002--$1,580$10,491,2321Universal
4Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$4,633,23633%3,3070$1,401$42,563,4172Miramax / Dimension
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$3,556,10031%3,113-395$1,142$180,983,5154New Line
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,405,19451%1,064341$2,261$37,591,69118IFC Films
7Blood Work$2,024,00642%2,5250$802$13,949,0242Warner Bros.
8Road to Perdition$1,655,76352%1,914-297$865$89,252,5756DreamWorks
9The Master of Disguise$1,267,92626%2,137-431$593$29,395,6543Sony / Columbia
10The Adventures of Pluto Nash$824,45513%2,320--$355$1,551,8401Warner Bros.