'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. 12 - Sun, Jul. 14

Wide (1000+)

1Terminator 2: Judgment Day$20,738,198-35%2,28915$9,060$90,430,5282TriStar
2101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$10,279,044--1,777--$5,784$10,279,0441Disney
3Point Break$8,514,616--1,615--$5,272$8,514,6161Fox
4The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear$7,326,125-37%2,307-71$3,176$39,772,1443Paramount
5Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$7,229,504-30%2,269-100$3,186$74,543,3825Warner Bros.
6City Slickers$5,848,723-29%2,151-20$2,719$58,048,0896Columbia
7Problem Child 2$3,315,225-38%1,48016$2,240$8,688,1052Universal
8The Rocketeer$2,860,313-46%1,738-148$1,646$24,955,1894Disney
10Dying Young$1,590,023-50%1,195-327$1,331$19,178,7604Fox