'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, Jan. 1 - Sun, Jan. 3

Wide (1000+)

2A Few Good Men$14,032,7313%2,1153$6,635$77,163,6344Columbia
3Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$9,562,9175%2,46111$3,886$105,960,2537Fox
4The Bodyguard$8,663,815-1%1,8060$4,797$65,811,6076Warner Bros.
5Forever Young$7,666,4460%1,7100$4,483$20,955,1983Warner Bros.
7The Distinguished Gentleman$4,435,7834%1,830-29$2,424$28,459,3205Disney
8Leap of Faith$3,725,955-8%1,6003$2,329$11,001,3293Paramount
9The Muppet Christmas Carol$3,022,6060%1,852-168$1,632$15,122,4564Disney