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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, Feb. 7 - Sun, Feb. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Special Edition$24,277,091-32%2,1040$11,539$60,183,7522Fox
2Dante's Peak$18,479,435--2,657--$6,955$18,479,4351Universal
3The Beautician and the Beast$4,080,222--1,801--$2,266$4,080,2221Paramount
4Jerry Maguire$3,579,965-31%1,964-176$1,823$121,283,3199Sony / TriStar
5Scream$3,563,218-21%1,750-85$2,036$52,338,3748Miramax / Dimension
6Evita$3,000,165-31%1,0457$2,871$40,994,6577Disney
7Metro$2,492,775-43%1,728-219$1,443$12,334,9344Disney
8The English Patient$2,237,74921%1,042387$2,148$29,248,59913Miramax
9Beverly Hills Ninja$2,014,802-52%1,956-156$1,030$11,657,2824Sony / TriStar
10Michael (1996)$1,942,705-28%1,660-221$1,170$62,806,8957New Line