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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.

 

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Cable Guy$19,805,626--2,657--$7,454$19,805,6261Sony / Columbia
2The Rock$18,513,402-26%2,41523$7,666$56,067,5162Disney
3Mission: Impossible$8,609,038-41%2,863-149$3,007$145,052,4314Paramount
4Twister (1996)$7,713,048-35%2,8080$2,747$123,217,6006Warner Bros.
5Dragonheart$4,550,475-40%2,19360$2,075$27,213,7653Universal
6Eddie$3,355,508-40%1,959-41$1,713$16,981,6473Disney
7The Phantom$3,077,357-39%2,1634$1,423$8,149,7032Paramount
8Spy Hard$1,269,048-53%1,516-535$837$18,759,8704Disney
9The Arrival$1,133,711-48%1,134-559$1,000$8,139,2103Orion
10Flipper (1996)$654,615-47%1,119-448$585$13,432,4555Universal