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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. 26 - Sun, Jan. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mr. Holland's Opus$8,297,082-10%1,619210$5,125$17,568,8823Disney
2Bed of Roses$6,117,558--1,545--$3,960$6,117,5581New Line
3From Dusk Till Dawn$4,851,921-53%2,0073$2,417$15,092,7262Miramax
412 Monkeys$3,942,180-36%1,62919$2,420$24,160,4164Universal
5Eye for an Eye$3,527,249-35%1,6800$2,100$16,899,5783Paramount
6Jumanji$3,121,223-27%1,771-170$1,762$32,994,4487Sony / TriStar
7Grumpier Old Men$2,980,277-41%1,802-99$1,654$23,580,9736Warner Bros.
8Screamers (1996)$2,904,140--1,560--$1,862$2,904,1401Sony / Columbia
9Toy Story$2,378,654-35%1,401-321$1,698$177,361,82310Disney
10Heat$1,912,659-49%1,276-230$1,499$26,269,1467Warner Bros.