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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, Feb. 3 - Sun, Feb. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Legends of the Fall$5,111,888-19%2,0380$2,508$22,681,9107Sony / TriStar
2Boys on the Side$4,808,873--1,322--$3,638$4,808,8731Warner Bros.
3The Jerky Boys$4,392,403--1,513--$2,903$4,392,4031Disney
4In the Mouth of Madness$3,441,807--1,510--$2,279$3,441,8071New Line
5Dumb and Dumber$3,351,838-22%2,010-381$1,668$48,558,5988New Line
6Nobody's Fool$3,008,748-27%1,0070$2,988$20,032,3837Paramount
7Highlander 3: The Final Dimension$2,801,196-49%1,5940$1,757$8,337,6312Miramax / Dimension
8Higher Learning$2,251,909-34%1,383-67$1,628$13,852,2854Sony / Columbia
9Murder in the First$2,209,076-31%1,3020$1,697$10,145,6473Warner Bros.
10Houseguest$1,535,049-32%1,294-198$1,186$19,303,0845Disney