'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, Aug. 2 - Sun, Aug. 4

Wide (1000+)

2Austin Powers in Goldmember$31,117,841-57%3,6130$8,613$141,679,8362New Line
3The Master of Disguise$12,554,379--2,565--$4,894$12,554,3791Sony / Columbia
4Road to Perdition$6,601,108-41%2,33282$2,831$77,155,8694DreamWorks
5Stuart Little 2$6,112,591-42%3,095-187$1,975$46,867,4023Sony / Columbia
6Men in Black II$4,805,934-43%2,902-640$1,656$182,075,2915Sony / Columbia
7The Country Bears$3,141,943-41%2,5530$1,231$11,796,9172Disney
8K-19: The Widowmaker$2,853,148-61%2,634-196$1,083$30,740,3973Paramount
9Mr. Deeds$2,107,354-50%1,966-343$1,072$120,891,7906Sony / Columbia
10Minority Report$1,728,005-45%1,139-226$1,517$126,662,5987Fox