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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. 24 - Sun, Sep. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Good Son (1993)$12,520,305--1,847--$6,779$12,520,3051Fox
2The Program$6,821,931--1,653--$4,127$6,821,9311Disney
3The Fugitive (1993)$5,231,382-27%2,203-129$2,375$102,670,9288Warner Bros.
4Striking Distance$5,012,695-42%1,91728$2,615$13,718,5032Columbia
5Warlock: The Armageddon$1,747,317--1,320--$1,324$1,747,3171Trimark
6Undercover Blues$1,711,572-41%1,5982$1,071$9,004,9573MGM
7Jurassic Park$1,582,705-24%1,073-152$1,475$324,236,92216Universal
8The Man Without a Face$1,526,347-34%1,241-91$1,230$16,269,3735Warner Bros.
9True Romance$1,433,693-45%1,155-99$1,241$8,087,2963Warner Bros.