'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, Mar. 10 - Sun, Mar. 12

Wide (1000+)

1Outbreak$13,420,387--2,215--$6,059$13,420,3871Warner Bros.
2Man of the House (1995)$6,792,489-28%2,05441$3,307$16,265,8062Disney
3The Brady Bunch Movie$3,370,180-41%1,9410$1,736$19,681,3644Paramount
4Just Cause$3,075,344-38%2,048-11$1,502$25,276,2194Warner Bros.
6Hideaway (1995)$2,507,855-52%1,9000$1,320$7,721,3102Sony / TriStar
7Pulp Fiction$2,142,4360%1,06397$2,015$64,202,57922Miramax
8Forrest Gump$1,804,188-11%1,103-2$1,636$198,166,83036Paramount
9Billy Madison$1,278,555-36%1,397-311$915$18,753,9255Universal
10Legends of the Fall$1,271,387-31%1,018-185$1,249$36,890,27912Sony / TriStar