'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, Oct. 26 - Sun, Oct. 28

Wide (1000+)

1Graveyard Shift$5,082,300--1,603--$3,170$5,082,3001Paramount
2Sibling Rivalry$4,017,930--1,448--$2,775$4,017,9301Columbia
3Marked for Death$3,426,282-33%1,654-245$2,072$27,738,2224Fox
5Memphis Belle$3,065,413-28%1,332-36$2,301$12,370,5093Warner Bros.
6Quigley Down Under$2,656,920-31%1,09498$2,429$6,510,0692MGM
7Mr. Destiny$1,900,734-31%1,025166$1,854$7,666,9093Disney
8Pacific Heights$1,311,279-46%1,092-182$1,201$19,855,9075Fox
9Night of the Living Dead$1,069,233-63%1,537-7$696$3,953,9122Columbia