'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, Feb. 15 - Sun, Feb. 17

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2The Spiderwick Chronicles$19,004,036--3,847--$4,940$21,379,4861Paramount
3Step Up 2 the Streets$18,908,967--2,470--$7,655$25,509,9211Disney
4Fool's Gold$12,908,488-40%3,1250$4,131$41,863,1442Warner Bros.
5Definitely, Maybe$9,764,629--2,204--$4,430$12,884,4981Universal
6Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$8,497,341-48%2,3870$3,560$28,736,8072Universal
7Juno$4,613,630-18%1,865-456$2,474$124,082,0008Fox Searchlight
8The Bucket List$3,990,802-24%2,307-446$1,730$80,975,6206Warner Bros.
927 Dresses$3,200,678-41%1,936-905$1,653$69,961,9435Fox
10The Eye (2008)$3,186,711-51%2,129-341$1,497$26,331,7363Lionsgate