'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, Jul. 31 - Sun, Aug. 2

Wide (1000+)

1The Living Daylights$11,051,284--1,728--$6,395$11,051,2841MGM/UA
2The Lost Boys$5,236,318--1,027--$5,099$5,236,3181Warner Bros.
3La Bamba$5,187,778-8%1,249-2$4,154$10,839,7682Columbia
4RoboCop (1987)$4,749,533-25%1,60116$2,967$19,090,9703Orion
5Summer School$4,621,229-23%1,3660$3,383$10,633,5032Paramount
6Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1987 re-issue)$3,619,505-40%1,684-45$2,149$17,183,6263Disney
7Superman IV: The Quest for Peace$2,891,836-49%1,5110$1,914$8,574,9582Warner Bros.
9Jaws: The Revenge$1,711,900-52%1,292-319$1,325$12,427,9903Universal