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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, Jun. 2 - Sun, Jun. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Casper$13,410,543-20%2,7206$4,930$38,922,7652Universal
2The Bridges of Madison County$10,519,257--1,805--$5,828$10,519,2571Warner Bros.
3Die Hard: With A Vengeance$9,310,970-38%2,518-7$3,698$35,379,0953Fox
4Braveheart$7,532,942-24%2,0350$3,702$20,441,1662Paramount
5Crimson Tide$6,518,258-36%2,383-131$2,735$36,678,4444Disney
6Forget Paris$3,522,223-54%1,6090$2,189$17,043,0313Sony / Columbia
7Johnny Mnemonic$3,241,193-56%2,0355$1,593$12,207,1212Sony / TriStar
8While You Were Sleeping$3,006,548-48%1,581-132$1,902$48,070,6207Disney
9Mad Love (1995)$2,394,619-65%1,5000$1,596$9,214,7902Disney
10Fluke$1,435,709--1,200--$1,196$1,435,7091MGM