'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. 27 - Sun, Nov. 29

Wide (1000+)

1Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$28,616,454-8%2,2319$12,827$59,743,3362Fox
3The Bodyguard$16,611,793--1,717--$9,675$24,402,2971Warner Bros.
4Bram Stoker's Dracula$9,848,470-34%2,4910$3,954$55,391,8423Columbia
5Malcolm X$8,561,890-13%1,249125$6,855$18,433,0152Warner Bros.
6Passenger 57$3,808,979-15%1,854-120$2,054$25,904,5904Warner Bros.
7A River Runs Through It$3,090,8933%1,0800$2,862$21,676,8338Columbia
8Under Siege$2,420,106-2%1,560-197$1,551$56,403,0048Warner Bros.
9The Last of the Mohicans$1,520,997-19%1,195-277$1,273$43,644,43310Fox
10The Mighty Ducks$1,303,280-38%1,481-227$880$37,458,4319Disney