'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, Dec. 3 - Sun, Dec. 5

Wide (1000+)

1Mrs. Doubtfire$14,735,459-28%1,67873$8,782$42,293,6602Fox
2A Perfect World$5,428,887-33%1,9640$2,764$13,504,4693Warner Bros.
3Addams Family Values$4,587,571-57%2,5770$1,780$29,355,7413Paramount
4The Three Musketeers (1993)$3,809,153-50%2,096-32$1,817$30,097,3034Disney
5Carlito's Way$2,519,850-45%1,605-19$1,570$22,163,7154Universal
6My Life$2,303,615-45%1,2900$1,786$17,357,1714Columbia
7The Nightmare Before Christmas$1,490,082-55%1,341-33$1,111$35,894,5918Disney
8We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story$1,426,620-62%1,8297$780$5,134,3903Universal
9Man's Best Friend$1,340,340-53%1,118-112$1,199$8,035,4443New Line
10Cool Runnings$1,045,994-50%1,020-176$1,025$45,916,41510Disney