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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, Oct. 25 - Sun, Oct. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sleepers$9,605,059-22%2,080165$4,618$21,910,8042Warner Bros.
2High School High$6,311,786--2,146--$2,941$6,311,7861Sony / TriStar
3Stephen King's Thinner$5,679,046--2,009--$2,827$5,679,0461Paramount
4The Ghost and the Darkness$4,390,078-42%2,20248$1,994$21,113,0693Paramount
5The First Wives Club$4,380,111-35%2,4060$1,820$65,492,0166Paramount
6The Associate$4,261,304--1,781--$2,393$4,261,3041Disney
7The Long Kiss Goodnight$3,673,909-44%2,302-102$1,596$19,281,2373New Line
8That Thing You Do!$2,050,606-47%1,586-293$1,293$17,055,0704Fox
9D3: The Mighty Ducks$1,655,851-54%1,817-243$911$15,615,3724Disney
10The Chamber$1,269,070-58%1,826-206$695$9,908,8503Universal