'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, Sep. 29 - Sun, Oct. 1

Wide (1000+)

1Black Rain$6,503,065-33%1,6100$4,039$16,180,1672Paramount
2Sea of Love$6,158,565-21%1,32310$4,655$23,955,9303Universal
3Uncle Buck$2,701,800-16%1,710-74$1,580$37,921,9737Universal
5When Harry Met Sally...$1,961,676-4%1,162-12$1,688$54,882,39012Columbia
6Turner & Hooch$1,314,747-8%1,062-146$1,238$44,734,67610Disney
7Lethal Weapon 2$1,227,039-24%1,131-225$1,085$95,262,98213Warner Bros.
8The Abyss$1,206,035-20%1,19216$1,012$34,534,3238Fox