'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, Jul. 3 - Sun, Jul. 5

Wide (1000+)

1Batman Returns$13,823,541-46%2,6440$5,228$123,053,0663Warner Bros.
2A League of Their Own$13,739,456--1,782--$7,710$19,082,0881Sony / Columbia
4Sister Act$6,767,859-6%2,070-17$3,269$54,409,6486Disney
5Unlawful Entry$6,536,273-35%1,53019$4,272$16,603,8822Fox
7Patriot Games$4,100,912-23%1,907-377$2,150$46,864,0405Paramount
8Pinocchio (1940) (1992 re-issue)$3,050,213-3%1,93629$1,576$6,195,3532Disney
9Lethal Weapon 3$2,448,146-25%1,704-267$1,437$79,642,0488Warner Bros.
10Far and Away$1,603,840-35%1,432-236$1,120$36,867,1757Universal