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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, Aug. 14 - Sun, Aug. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Unforgiven$11,374,480-24%2,08716$5,450$33,782,8162Warner Bros.
2Single White Female$10,212,401--1,744--$5,856$10,212,4011Columbia
3Death Becomes Her$5,902,215-24%1,754300$3,365$25,827,8203Universal
43 Ninjas$4,630,243-21%1,95442$2,370$10,519,1632Disney
5A League of Their Own$3,822,246-9%1,888-100$2,024$60,691,0617Sony / Columbia
6Stay Tuned$3,532,540--1,605--$2,201$3,532,5401Warner Bros.
7Raising Cain$3,412,985-45%1,69837$2,010$9,616,8202Universal
8Honey, I Blew Up the Kid$2,500,121-24%1,781-343$1,404$31,965,5585Disney
9Sister Act$2,442,393-13%1,362-230$1,793$79,159,31112Disney
10Mo' Money$2,311,217-32%1,410-271$1,639$24,256,3364Columbia