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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, Jan. 29 - Sun, Jan. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Aladdin$6,319,917-15%2,214-75$2,855$96,423,19510Disney
2Sniper$5,715,435--1,551--$3,685$5,715,4351TriStar
3Scent of a Woman$4,131,113-13%1,2528$3,300$28,727,1886Universal
4A Few Good Men$3,909,853-36%2,056-44$1,902$114,564,3688Columbia
5Alive$3,810,045-36%1,337102$2,850$18,344,1633Disney
6Matinee$3,601,015--1,143--$3,150$3,601,0151Universal
7Nowhere to Run$2,310,724-46%1,7760$1,301$14,819,6913Columbia
8The Bodyguard$2,154,238-30%1,413-127$1,525$81,107,15210Warner Bros.
9Aspen Extreme$1,823,963-45%1,4550$1,254$5,166,5762Disney
10Forever Young$1,398,296-39%1,344-117$1,040$33,503,3347Warner Bros.