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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, May. 6 - Sun, May. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1With Honors$3,741,737-14%1,222120$3,062$8,070,2802Warner Bros.
2Four Weddings and a Funeral$3,645,515-9%1,06462$3,426$22,630,3659Gramercy
33 Ninjas Kick Back$3,556,310--2,038--$1,745$3,556,3101TriStar
4Clean Slate$3,136,130--1,457--$2,152$3,136,1301MGM
5No Escape$3,125,453-32%1,7652$1,771$7,714,1892Savoy
6Bad Girls$1,621,483-41%1,789-223$906$9,392,8163Fox
7Schindler's List$1,128,003-25%1,170-33$964$89,593,55921Universal
8The Paper$1,119,460-26%1,004-235$1,115$25,662,5778Universal
9PCU$936,953-56%1,730-11$542$3,066,4362Fox
10D2: The Mighty Ducks$852,194-50%1,358-203$628$30,296,1927Disney