'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. 1 - Sun, Oct. 3

Wide (1000+)

1Double Jeopardy$17,018,808-27%2,884337$5,901$47,138,3422Paramount
2Three Kings$15,847,636--2,942--$5,387$15,847,6361Warner Bros.
3Blue Streak$8,008,574-36%2,7350$2,928$39,764,4733Sony / Columbia
4The Sixth Sense$7,025,098-17%2,82130$2,490$233,407,2239Disney
5Drive Me Crazy$6,846,112--2,222--$3,081$6,846,1121Fox
6For Love of the Game$3,548,930-45%2,93379$1,210$23,026,3853Universal
7The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland$3,255,033--1,210--$2,690$3,255,0331Sony / Columbia
8Mystery, Alaska$3,102,191--1,673--$1,854$3,102,1911Disney
10Stir of Echoes$1,228,061-46%1,502-395$818$17,296,4494Artisan