'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, Jan. 27 - Sun, Jan. 29

Wide (1000+)

1Rain Man$6,829,705-2%1,56354$4,370$48,923,0127MGM/UA
2Three Fugitives$6,434,717--1,153--$5,581$6,434,7171Disney
5Mississippi Burning$3,545,30534%1,058490$3,351$11,380,5558Orion
6Working Girl$3,004,374-2%1,1491$2,615$27,671,7156Fox
7The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$2,868,339-5%1,501-186$1,911$49,854,4889Paramount
8Dirty Rotten Scoundrels$1,637,651-22%1,313-202$1,247$25,098,1757Orion
9Oliver & Company$1,054,889-23%1,316-138$802$36,114,88611Disney