'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, Sep. 14 2002

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#TitleSat, Sep. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$4,900,11661%1,76469$2,778$94,182,28622IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$3,450,39842%1,2121039$2,847$12,449,5164Fox Searchlight
6Stealing Harvard$2,470,98916%2,366--$1,044$4,596,4501Sony / Columbia
7City by the Sea$2,133,40950%2,5750$829$15,352,9982Warner Bros.
8XXX$1,467,55862%2,771-317$530$134,458,3226Sony / Columbia
9Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$1,200,158161%2,493-328$481$76,276,2056Miramax / Dimension
10Austin Powers in Goldmember$850,11171%1,811-291$469$208,674,3708New Line