'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. 15 - Sun, Nov. 17

Wide (1000+)

1Curly Sue$4,203,421-15%1,6340$2,572$19,457,5804Warner Bros.
2All I Want for Christmas$3,336,175-8%1,5070$2,214$6,981,8952Paramount
3The People Under the Stairs$3,014,320-32%1,838-12$1,640$12,939,8183Universal
4Little Man Tate$2,155,044-30%1,01211$2,129$13,879,2256Orion
5Billy Bathgate$1,885,771-50%1,1773$1,602$9,683,3223Disney
6Other People's Money$1,837,765-30%1,2490$1,471$16,717,2115Warner Bros.
7Highlander 2: The Quickening$1,581,527-43%1,00915$1,567$9,622,1453Interstar
8House Party 2$1,281,205-39%1,082-103$1,184$13,074,3834New Line