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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, Mar. 29 - Sun, Mar. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Birdcage$10,106,414-24%2,2360$4,520$57,710,9524MGM/UA
2Sgt. Bilko$8,110,080--2,304--$3,520$8,110,0801Universal
3Executive Decision$6,914,769-29%2,2890$3,021$28,760,7743Warner Bros.
4Oliver & Company (1996 re-issue)$4,490,921--2,180--$2,060$4,490,9211Buena Vista
5Diabolique (1996)$3,450,764-38%1,8240$1,892$8,974,8192Warner Bros.
6A Family Thing$3,020,662--1,134--$2,664$3,020,6621MGM/UA
7Up Close and Personal$2,789,353-33%1,509-130$1,848$31,272,4925Disney
8All Dogs Go to Heaven 2$2,256,118--2,037--$1,108$2,256,1181MGM
9Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco$1,988,424-53%1,786-338$1,113$20,440,0874Disney
10Mr. Holland's Opus$1,284,122-35%1,186-305$1,083$57,730,28513Disney