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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. 31 - Sun, Feb. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Special Edition$35,906,661--2,104--$17,066$35,906,6611Fox
2Jerry Maguire$5,183,994-6%2,140-67$2,422$116,591,4498Sony / TriStar
3Scream$4,505,13712%1,835-159$2,455$48,775,1567Miramax / Dimension
4Evita$4,374,734-19%1,03822$4,215$36,751,8186Disney
5Metro$4,362,946-20%1,947-58$2,241$9,842,1593Disney
6Beverly Hills Ninja$4,160,840-24%2,1120$1,970$9,642,4803Sony / TriStar
7In Love and War$3,478,559-37%1,6122$2,158$8,970,3196New Line
8The Relic$2,833,256-29%1,719-409$1,648$23,822,2304Paramount
9Michael (1996)$2,702,201-14%1,881-325$1,437$60,864,1906New Line
10Fierce Creatures$2,300,445-39%1,62027$1,420$6,059,9252Universal