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'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. 3 - Sun, Jan. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rocky IV$7,147,074-34%2,2541$3,171$56,524,0556MGM/UA
2The Jewel of the Nile$5,891,527-26%1,486-4$3,965$25,255,7284Fox
3Spies Like Us$4,964,229-29%1,7000$2,920$30,340,8575Warner Bros.
4101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985)$4,001,743-30%1,1855$3,377$12,106,8053Disney
5White Nights$3,834,834-20%1,0647$3,604$19,570,0147Columbia
6Young Sherlock Holmes$1,877,060-17%1,312-190$1,431$9,694,7395Paramount
7Clue$1,640,575-23%1,012-10$1,621$7,204,1154Paramount