'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, Dec. 20 - Sun, Dec. 22

Wide (1000+)

1Rocky IV$8,445,19717%2,232899$3,784$38,621,8584MGM/UA
2The Jewel of the Nile$4,703,895-29%1,1060$4,253$11,349,3502Fox
3Spies Like Us$4,258,082-22%1,700144$2,505$18,357,3693Warner Bros.
4Santa Claus: The Movie$3,246,21119%1,585269$2,048$14,762,9995TriStar
5White Nights$2,757,227-12%1,047158$2,633$10,922,5385Columbia
6101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985)$2,389,226--1,097--$2,178$2,389,2261Disney
7Young Sherlock Holmes$1,439,127-9%1,502578$958$5,554,6303Paramount