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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, Sep. 21 - Sun, Sep. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Goodfellas$6,368,901--1,070--$5,952$6,368,9011Warner Bros.
2Postcards from the Edge$6,325,009-20%1,322309$4,784$14,196,8652Columbia
3Ghost$5,100,861-13%1,7660$2,888$91,230,76111Paramount
4Narrow Margin$3,628,060--1,132--$3,205$3,628,0601TriStar
5Funny About Love$3,036,352--1,213--$2,503$3,036,3521Paramount
6Death Warrant$2,801,167-44%1,0901$2,570$7,821,0692MGM
7Flatliners$2,189,090-17%1,469-14$1,490$35,366,9267Columbia
8Presumed Innocent$2,005,684-26%1,285-125$1,561$54,586,4659Warner Bros.
9Darkman$1,458,480-39%1,236-432$1,180$15,950,9205Universal
10Young Guns II$900,851-22%1,008-184$894$23,635,4698Fox