'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, Oct. 24 - Sun, Oct. 26

Wide (1000+)

1I Know What You Did Last Summer$12,507,880-21%2,5240$4,956$28,326,5252Sony / Columbia
2The Devil's Advocate$10,219,678-16%2,351190$4,347$26,638,3172Warner Bros.
3Kiss the Girls$5,136,886-26%2,40621$2,135$36,450,2244Paramount
4Seven Years in Tibet$4,715,925-26%2,1030$2,242$21,148,5533Sony / TriStar
5Gattaca$4,320,202--1,279--$3,378$4,320,2021Sony / Columbia
6Fairy Tale: A True Story$3,515,323--1,058--$3,323$3,515,3231Paramount
7In & Out$2,834,185-24%2,069-246$1,370$45,989,2836Paramount
8Rocket Man$2,074,078-31%1,86728$1,111$9,534,7683Disney
9A Life Less Ordinary$2,007,279--1,207--$1,663$2,007,2791Fox
10L.A. Confidential$2,004,099-21%1,151-194$1,741$22,554,9266Warner Bros.