'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. 26 - Sun, Jan. 28

Wide (1000+)

1The Wedding Planner$13,509,024--2,785--$4,851$13,509,0241Sony / Columbia
2Save the Last Dance$9,777,335-36%2,56122$3,818$57,712,0503Paramount
3Cast Away$8,091,349-27%2,891-170$2,799$120,313,8786Fox
4Sugar & Spice$5,891,176--2,150--$2,740$5,891,1761New Line
5Finding Forrester$4,812,998-28%2,0020$2,404$17,461,7766Sony / Columbia
6Snatch$4,706,743-41%1,4440$3,260$12,739,8385Sony / Screen Gems
7What Women Want (2000)$4,372,023-36%2,611-414$1,674$167,515,0507Paramount
8The Pledge$3,678,312-36%1,410135$2,609$9,443,6592Warner Bros.
9Thirteen Days$3,449,477-43%1,936-98$1,782$23,720,7563New Line
10Chocolat (2000)$3,356,2918%1,203545$2,790$13,042,6297Miramax