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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. 2 - Sun, Sep. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Forrest Gump$9,596,239-3%2,2469$4,273$155,839,1609Paramount
2Natural Born Killers$8,313,691-26%1,904394$4,366$19,480,3782Warner Bros.
3Clear and Present Danger$7,385,152-10%2,309-70$3,198$62,906,8765Paramount
4The Mask$6,600,65424%2,5160$2,623$67,946,3386New Line
5Milk Money$5,846,533--1,361--$4,296$5,846,5331Paramount
6True Lies$4,130,34021%1,691161$2,443$89,280,3308Fox
7The Lion King$3,919,07430%1,331-13$2,944$132,092,86111Disney
8The Little Rascals$3,122,93017%1,800-85$1,735$27,912,1305Universal
9The Client$3,010,04510%1,609-193$1,871$53,080,9957Warner Bros.
10Camp Nowhere$2,492,328-10%1,3679$1,823$5,247,9892Disney