'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+)

1Death Becomes Her$12,110,355--1,409--$8,595$12,110,3551Universal
2Honey, I Blew Up the Kid$6,486,942-25%2,42953$2,671$26,183,1133Disney
3Mo' Money$6,137,902-50%1,70516$3,600$18,523,3172Columbia
4A League of Their Own$5,422,724-26%2,0840$2,602$52,653,6305Sony / Columbia
5Buffy the Vampire Slayer$4,515,541--1,959--$2,305$4,515,5411Fox
6Sister Act$3,963,566-11%1,888-45$2,099$73,897,00810Disney
8Unlawful Entry$2,551,411-23%1,420-29$1,797$31,791,1526Fox
9Universal Soldier$2,187,255-35%1,689-236$1,295$21,214,7944TriStar
10Batman Returns$1,746,765-38%1,405-401$1,243$153,732,9667Warner Bros.