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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, Feb. 12 - Sun, Feb. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Groundhog Day$14,652,108--1,640--$8,934$14,652,1081Columbia
2Sommersby$9,937,00123%1,710278$5,811$18,041,6252Warner Bros.
3Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey$8,112,51513271%1,7021700$4,766$8,173,1872Buena Vista
4Aladdin$6,734,049-12%1,903-206$3,539$110,844,42812Disney
5Loaded Weapon 1$6,109,978-34%2,01526$3,032$15,312,7002New Line
6Untamed Heart$4,125,556--1,123--$3,674$4,125,5561MGM
7The Vanishing$3,530,278-30%1,6582$2,129$8,540,2062Fox
8A Few Good Men$3,271,338-18%1,352-380$2,420$124,006,30910Columbia
9Scent of a Woman$3,189,145-16%1,208-44$2,640$38,062,1998Universal
10The Temp$2,877,744--1,438--$2,001$2,877,7441Paramount