'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

Wide (1000+)

1Next Friday$14,491,191--1,103--$13,138$18,938,8951New Line
2Stuart Little$12,515,01612%3,092113$4,048$111,040,0855Sony / Columbia
3The Hurricane$10,512,425315%1,4541295$7,230$14,265,8301Universal
4Galaxy Quest$8,543,0116%2,4500$3,487$48,759,8374DreamWorks
5Girl, Interrupted$8,123,7675205%1,9021893$4,271$8,492,3445Sony / Columbia
6The Green Mile$7,683,391-21%2,483-195$3,094$102,131,5136Warner Bros.
7The Talented Mr. Ripley$6,820,619-27%2,36953$2,879$63,338,2374Paramount
9Toy Story 2$5,072,087-29%2,326-426$2,181$226,056,2528Disney
10Any Given Sunday$4,765,853-46%2,5050$1,903$66,246,7154Warner Bros.