'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. 22 - Sun, Jul. 24

Wide (1000+)

1Forrest Gump$21,931,425-9%2,09581$10,468$78,566,7603Paramount
2True Lies$20,696,264-20%2,561193$8,081$46,566,0342Fox
3The Client$17,174,262--2,052--$8,370$17,174,2621Warner Bros.
4The Lion King$14,005,541-17%2,611-13$5,364$97,792,2255Disney
5Angels in the Outfield (1994)$6,914,780-22%1,92127$3,600$15,831,2432Disney
7Lassie (1994)$3,201,843--1,785--$1,794$3,201,8431Paramount
9I Love Trouble$1,803,618-46%1,388-245$1,299$18,132,2134Disney
10The Shadow$1,341,005-46%1,341-330$1,000$20,932,2254Universal