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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, Jan. 20 - Sun, Jan. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Legends of the Fall$9,006,330-27%2,03833$4,419$11,260,0325Sony / TriStar
2Higher Learning$6,122,723-45%1,45041$4,223$8,170,7602Sony / Columbia
3Dumb and Dumber$5,909,248-38%2,56532$2,304$40,927,0986New Line
4Murder in the First$4,719,188--1,237--$3,815$4,719,1881Warner Bros.
5Demon Knight$3,619,905-64%1,7323$2,090$13,639,4602Universal
6Houseguest$3,312,115-48%1,573-31$2,106$15,518,6013Disney
7Disclosure$3,110,857-45%1,720-228$1,809$53,564,2187Warner Bros.
8The Jungle Book (1994)$2,263,249-48%1,696-126$1,334$26,412,8725Disney
9Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog$2,148,377-49%1,2192$1,762$6,380,2942Fox
10Nell$2,072,031-41%1,210-26$1,712$19,349,4816Fox