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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, Nov. 11 - Sun, Nov. 13

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Interview with the Vampire$36,389,705--2,604--$13,975$36,389,7051Warner Bros.
2The Santa Clause$19,321,992--2,183--$8,851$19,321,9921Disney
3Stargate$8,107,032-34%2,0330$3,988$37,126,8283MGM/UA
4Pulp Fiction$4,104,099-20%1,404-90$2,923$32,637,3825Miramax
5Mary Shelley's Frankenstein$3,721,480-67%2,1770$1,709$14,934,3692Sony / TriStar
6The War$3,555,555-32%1,513358$2,350$8,758,8302Universal
7The Specialist$2,133,437-32%1,809-224$1,179$38,692,8826Warner Bros.
8Forrest Gump$1,539,975-22%1,167-176$1,320$186,915,68719Paramount
9The River Wild$1,378,260-36%1,209-353$1,140$32,759,2657Universal
10Love Affair$1,333,274-44%1,164-268$1,145$12,763,1334Warner Bros.