'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. 27 - Sun, Mar. 29

Wide (1000+)

1Monsters vs. Aliens$59,322,506--4,104--$14,455$59,322,5061Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Haunting in Connecticut$23,005,058--2,732--$8,421$23,005,0581Lionsgate
4I Love You, Man$12,670,614-29%2,7176$4,663$37,077,8332Paramount / DreamWorks
6Race to Witch Mountain$5,803,063-55%3,26881$1,776$53,460,2313Disney
712 Rounds$5,330,092--2,331--$2,287$5,330,0921Fox
8Watchmen$2,730,785-60%2,010-1500$1,359$103,274,2864Warner Bros.
10The Last House on the Left (2009)$2,644,375-54%2,251-151$1,175$28,492,9453Universal / Rogue