"The Other Woman" debuted at No. 1 for movies on demand from Aug. 11 to Aug. 17, 2014, according to Rentrak. A successful attorney Carly Whitten (played by Cameron Diaz) tries to get her life back on track after discovering that her lover Mark King (played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is married. But when Carly accidentally meets Mark's wife Kate (played by Leslie Mann), Carly realizes that she and Kate have much in common, and they become close friends. Carly and Kate then discover that Mark has another unwitting mistress named Amber (played by Kate Upton), so all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on Mark. "The Other Woman" was disliked by most critics but the movie did well in cinemas.
"Divergent" fell from No. 1 to No. 2. "Divergent" is a thrilling action-adventure film set in a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues. Tris Prior (played by Shailene Woodley) is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader (played by Kate Winslet) to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four (played by Theo James) and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late. Based on the best-selling book series by Veronica Roth. "Divergent" got mixed reviews from critics but was a blockbuster hit.
"Noah" dropped from No. 2 to No. 3. Russell Crowe stars as Noah in this film inspired by the epic biblical story of courage, sacrifice and hope. Directed by Darren Aronofsky. Also starring Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins, Douglas Booth and Logan Lerman. Most critics gave "Noah" mixed-to-positive reviews, and the movie was a hit when it was released in cinemas.
"God's Not Dead" rose from No. 6 to No. 4. "God's Not Dead" is a feature film about college student Josh Wheaton (played by Shane Harper) whose faith is challenged by his philosophy professor Mr. Radisson (played by Kevin Sorbo), who believes God does not exist. It revolves around the lives of several individuals who are also challenged by a world that believes God doesn't exist. Also starring David A.R. White, Dean Cain and the Newsboys. "God's Not Dead" got mostly negative reviews from critics, but the movie was well-received by audiences and became a sleeper hit.
"Heaven Is for Real" dropped from No. 3 to No. 5. In the drama "Heaven Is for Real" (based on a true story), Greg Kinnear stars as Todd Burpo, a small-town pastor whose son Colton (played by Connor Corum) claims to have visited heaven during a near-death experience. Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth — things he couldn't possibly know. Todd and his family are then challenged to examine the meaning from this remarkable event. "Heaven Is for Real" got mostly negative reviews from critics but was a box-office hit.
Also noteworthy: The horror comedy "A Haunted House 2" (starring Marlon Wayans) debuted at No. 6, while the comedy adventure "Muppets Most Wanted" (starring Tina Fey and Ricky Gervais) debuted at No. 7.
Here are the Top 5 movies on demand for the week of Aug. 4 to Aug. 10, 2014:
1. The Other Woman (debut)
2. Divergent (No. 1 in the previous week)
3. Noah (No. 2 in the previous week)
4. God's Not Dead (No. 6 in the previous week)
5. Heaven Is for Real (No. 2 in the previous week)