'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, Jan. 14 - Sun, Jan. 16

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2Mrs. Doubtfire$8,300,000-28%2,3549$3,526$107,060,9058Fox
3Grumpy Old Men$6,771,7126%1,606167$4,217$24,549,1424Warner Bros.
4The Pelican Brief$5,798,756-32%1,934-88$2,998$55,486,8175Warner Bros.
5Iron Will$5,313,406--1,901--$2,795$5,313,4061Disney
7The Air Up There$4,597,976-12%1,721214$2,672$9,838,8352Disney
8Beethoven's 2nd$3,459,445-3%1,820-212$1,901$24,855,5205Universal
9Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit$2,240,959-42%1,568-434$1,429$32,445,6986Disney
10Wayne's World 2$1,204,261-44%1,000-703$1,204$30,757,6846Paramount