'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.


Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Nov. 27 - Sun, Nov. 29

Wide (1000+)

1Three Men and a Baby$10,384,392--1,006--$10,322$10,384,3922Disney
2Cinderella (1987 re-issue)$7,243,65340%1,65711$4,372$15,419,3712Disney
3Planes, Trains and Automobiles$7,009,482--1,118--$6,270$7,009,4822Paramount
4Fatal Attraction$5,565,42813%1,3980$3,981$81,261,89211Paramount
5The Running Man$5,363,769-5%1,6942$3,166$25,084,4963TriStar
6Flowers in the Attic$2,931,165-42%1,09544$2,677$7,951,4822New World
7Teen Wolf Too$1,926,308-29%1,498-42$1,286$4,635,4682Atlantic
8Hello Again$1,400,065-47%1,181-21$1,185$13,775,9214Disney