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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, Oct. 25 - Sun, Oct. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1House Party 2$6,027,105--1,165--$5,173$6,027,1051New Line
2Curly Sue$4,974,958--1,634--$3,045$4,974,9581Warner Bros.
3Other People's Money$4,129,003-18%1,2460$3,314$9,141,3352Warner Bros.
4The Fisher King$2,507,041-26%1,513-38$1,657$24,364,6216TriStar
5Frankie and Johnny (1991)$2,478,967-30%1,1500$2,156$10,778,5663Paramount
6Deceived$1,773,086-34%1,175-26$1,509$17,571,0995Disney
7Ernest Scared Stupid$1,637,760-47%1,746-41$938$9,154,7093Disney
8Ricochet$1,542,896-50%1,118-243$1,380$14,370,0544Warner Bros.
9Shattered$1,265,280-40%1,167-121$1,084$6,832,7403MGM
10Necessary Roughness$1,256,611-41%1,472-179$854$17,539,7665Paramount