'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. 10 - Sun, Jul. 12

Wide (1000+)

1A League of Their Own$11,660,303-15%2,060278$5,660$30,742,3912Sony / Columbia
2Universal Soldier$10,057,084--1,916--$5,249$10,057,0841TriStar
4Batman Returns$7,722,968-44%2,6440$2,921$137,484,4324Warner Bros.
5Sister Act$6,233,487-8%1,984-86$3,142$60,643,1357Disney
6Cool World$5,556,451--1,448--$3,837$5,556,4511Paramount
7Prelude to a Kiss$5,273,395--1,247--$4,229$5,273,3951Fox
8Unlawful Entry$5,254,237-20%1,514-16$3,470$21,858,1193Fox
10Patriot Games$2,730,157-33%1,456-451$1,875$49,594,1976Paramount