'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. 18 - Sun, Oct. 20

Wide (1000+)

1Other People's Money$5,012,332--1,246--$4,023$5,012,3321Warner Bros.
2Frankie and Johnny (1991)$3,531,422-26%1,1500$3,071$8,299,5992Paramount
3The Fisher King$3,381,180-32%1,5515$2,180$21,857,5805TriStar
4Ricochet$3,113,415-36%1,361-199$2,288$12,827,1583Warner Bros.
5Ernest Scared Stupid$3,063,817-31%1,7875$1,715$7,516,9492Disney
7Necessary Roughness$2,126,000-33%1,6510$1,288$16,283,1554Paramount
9The Super$1,333,987-47%1,328-253$1,005$7,490,4663Fox