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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, May. 26 - Sun, May. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Casper$16,842,047--2,714--$6,206$16,842,0471Universal
2Die Hard: With A Vengeance$15,136,469-32%2,5250$5,995$37,298,7142Fox
3Crimson Tide$10,208,389-12%2,51476$4,061$40,368,5753Disney
4Braveheart$9,938,276--2,035--$4,884$9,938,2761Paramount
5Forget Paris$7,708,15233%1,609540$4,791$13,520,8082Sony / Columbia
6Johnny Mnemonic$7,420,808--2,030--$3,656$7,420,8081Sony / TriStar
7Mad Love (1995)$6,820,171--1,500--$4,547$6,820,1711Disney
8While You Were Sleeping$5,764,37628%1,713-373$3,365$45,064,0726Disney
9French Kiss$3,446,180-10%1,412-342$2,441$22,906,5014Fox
10A Little Princess$2,610,58328%1,3420$1,945$4,677,9773Warner Bros.