'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, Mar. 6 - Sun, Mar. 8

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2U.S. Marshals$16,863,988--2,817--$5,987$16,863,9881Warner Bros.
3The Wedding Singer$6,198,896-29%2,8260$2,194$30,199,8034New Line
4Twilight (1998)$5,866,411--1,351--$4,342$5,866,4111Paramount
5Hush$5,742,431--1,966--$2,921$5,742,4311Sony / Columbia
6The Big Lebowski$5,533,844--1,207--$4,585$5,533,8441Gramercy
7Good Will Hunting$5,175,514-22%2,049-154$2,526$68,279,05914Miramax
8As Good as It Gets$3,221,437-21%1,788-43$1,802$117,229,78511Sony / TriStar
9Dark City$2,837,941-49%1,7540$1,618$8,414,8942New Line
10The Borrowers$2,073,962-25%1,581-25$1,312$14,931,5294PolyGram