'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 Fri, May. 9 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 9 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X2: X-Men United$12,372,199169%3,7498$3,300$120,015,8292Fox
2Daddy Day Care$7,599,245--3,370--$2,255$7,599,2451Sony / Columbia
3The Lizzie McGuire Movie$2,234,757408%2,8250$791$21,554,5122Disney
4Identity$1,976,484193%2,618-115$755$34,879,4163Sony / Columbia
5Anger Management$1,641,555208%2,819-652$582$119,085,0025Sony / Columbia
7Malibu's Most Wanted$656,208303%2,008-332$327$30,278,5814Warner Bros.
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$225,81159%1,2070$187$6,009,0393MGM
10Agent Cody Banks$98,997347%1,224-180$81$46,992,3409MGM