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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, Oct. 21 - Sun, Oct. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pulp Fiction$8,389,221-10%1,489151$5,634$17,701,1032Miramax
2The Specialist$6,147,979-31%2,509-13$2,450$29,438,5103Warner Bros.
3Love Affair$5,438,758--1,585--$3,431$5,438,7581Warner Bros.
4Little Giants$4,213,019-12%2,0220$2,084$8,991,0482Warner Bros.
5The River Wild$4,103,040-22%2,137-16$1,920$26,659,0754Universal
6The Puppet Masters$4,069,057--1,481--$2,748$4,069,0571Disney
7Wes Craven's New Nightmare$3,589,975-46%1,87323$1,917$10,257,0932New Line
8Forrest Gump$2,795,175-15%1,873-197$1,492$181,537,92016Paramount
9Only You$2,708,288-34%1,61717$1,675$12,534,8033TriStar
10Exit to Eden$1,457,814-52%1,664-6$876$4,470,5092Savoy