'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 Sun, Apr. 27 2003

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#TitleSun, Apr. 27 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Identity$3,608,260-47%2,733--$1,320$16,225,0401Sony / Columbia
2Anger Management$2,976,022-58%3,65686$814$103,523,3873Sony / Columbia
4Malibu's Most Wanted$1,502,461-55%2,5030$600$23,844,0142Warner Bros.
5Bulletproof Monk$1,151,033-40%2,9550$390$18,957,2272MGM
7What a Girl Wants$731,199-52%2,450-480$298$32,856,7044Warner Bros.
8Phone Booth$679,871-51%2,113-334$322$40,173,3714Fox
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$608,034-54%1,207--$504$2,804,1881MGM
10The Real Cancun$491,606-37%2,261--$217$2,110,8611New Line