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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, Apr. 29 - Sun, May. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1No Escape$4,588,736--1,763--$2,603$4,588,7361Savoy
2With Honors$4,328,543--1,102--$3,928$4,328,5431Warner Bros.
3Four Weddings and a Funeral$3,997,944-9%1,002120$3,990$18,984,8508Gramercy
4Bad Girls$2,759,133-45%2,0124$1,371$7,771,3332Fox
5PCU$2,129,483--1,741--$1,223$2,129,4831Fox
6D2: The Mighty Ducks$1,715,985-24%1,561-335$1,099$29,443,9986Disney
7The Paper$1,517,775-36%1,239-261$1,225$24,543,1177Universal
8Schindler's List$1,496,815-10%1,203-62$1,244$87,841,40520Universal
9The Favor$1,487,238--1,029--$1,445$1,487,2381Orion Pictures
10Cops and Robbersons$1,342,236-43%1,596-240$841$7,418,3113TriStar