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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar