'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, Sep. 17 - Sun, Sep. 19

Wide (1000+)

1Blue Streak$19,208,806--2,735--$7,023$19,208,8061Sony / Columbia
2For Love of the Game$13,041,685--2,829--$4,610$13,041,6851Universal
3The Sixth Sense$11,207,422-32%2,7886$4,020$212,295,2087Disney
5Stir of Echoes$3,947,618-32%1,94355$2,032$11,631,2152Artisan
6Runaway Bride$2,604,841-32%2,384-389$1,093$143,898,3878Paramount
7The Thomas Crown Affair$1,956,007-28%1,658-191$1,180$63,977,6667MGM
9The 13th Warrior$1,667,843-45%1,969-314$847$29,055,5164Disney
10Mickey Blue Eyes$1,134,270-49%1,530-445$741$32,281,3105Warner Bros.