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'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 Wed, Dec. 10 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 10 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Last Samurai$2,031,403-12%2,908--$699$30,859,6641Warner Bros.
2Bad Santa$637,0580%2,09186$305$29,014,2622Miramax / Dimension
3Elf$499,835-2%3,119-83$160$141,012,0205New Line
4Honey (2003)$456,488-19%1,942--$235$14,469,5941Universal
5The Haunted Mansion$404,0360%3,1220$129$47,207,0302Disney
6Gothika$403,649-8%2,205-177$183$50,809,1313Warner Bros.
7The Missing$353,371-1%2,7560$128$22,826,8492Sony / Columbia
8Love Actually$334,617-7%1,672-42$200$49,718,5235Universal
9Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$325,6391%3,409-58$96$86,256,4863Universal
10Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$323,365-1%2,344-359$138$73,487,7414Fox