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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. 19 - Sun, May. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1See No Evil, Hear No Evil$6,105,120-14%1,6803$3,634$13,203,8612TriStar
2Road House$5,957,656--1,927--$3,092$5,957,6561MGM/UA
3Field of Dreams$5,081,160-12%1,05224$4,830$18,392,1075Universal
4K-9$3,279,825-26%1,695-11$1,935$21,346,6204Universal
5Pet Sematary$2,601,910-34%1,5850$1,642$33,336,3725Paramount
6Major League$1,802,253-22%1,443-114$1,249$32,970,9477Paramount
7Rain Man$1,066,269-14%1,051-68$1,015$103,897,55323MGM/UA