'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, Jun. 6 - Sun, Jun. 8

Wide (1000+)

1Con Air$24,131,781--2,824--$8,545$24,131,7811Disney
2The Lost World: Jurassic Park$18,564,417-46%3,397115$5,465$171,103,5583Universal
3Addicted to Love$3,630,278-42%2,0212$1,796$21,312,7533Warner Bros.
4Buddy$3,504,671--2,113--$1,659$3,504,6711Sony / Columbia
5Gone Fishin'$2,967,041-49%1,8465$1,607$8,751,1642Disney
6Trial and Error$2,627,339-46%2,2980$1,143$7,530,8682New Line
7Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery$2,379,075-25%1,754-364$1,356$33,650,0516New Line
8The Fifth Element$2,078,466-48%1,957-543$1,062$55,365,0005Sony / Columbia
10Liar Liar$1,191,221-26%1,035-285$1,151$168,516,24712Universal