'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. 18 - Sun, Jun. 20

Wide (1000+)

1Tarzan (1999)$34,221,968--3,005--$11,388$34,361,6311Disney
2Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me$31,406,630-43%3,3142$9,477$116,152,9432New Line
3The General's Daughter$22,332,053--2,856--$7,819$22,332,0531Paramount
4Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$18,859,592-26%3,019-5$6,247$328,074,9045Fox
5Notting Hill$6,909,063-39%2,7866$2,480$79,746,3394Universal
7The Mummy (1999)$3,206,807-42%2,332-766$1,375$142,007,6537Universal
9The Matrix$1,315,707-36%1,365-542$964$163,869,61312Warner Bros.