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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, May. 1 - Sun, May. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Secret of My Success$4,609,670-17%1,333-13$3,458$25,374,1824Universal
2Blind Date$2,299,239-10%1,299-78$1,770$25,511,4546TriStar
3Extreme Prejudice$2,060,886-41%1,0710$1,924$5,559,8432TriStar
4Project X (1987)$2,037,468-24%1,024-1$1,990$8,023,9893Fox
5Lethal Weapon$1,665,998-19%1,132-136$1,472$38,833,6139Warner Bros.
6Platoon$1,577,689-20%1,306-146$1,208$88,065,33920Orion
7The Aristocats (1987 re-issue)$1,418,149-32%1,405-26$1,009$9,998,5604Disney
8Malone$1,377,691--1,326--$1,039$1,377,6911Orion Pictures
9Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol$1,216,632-37%1,185-357$1,027$19,196,1825Warner Bros.