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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. 14 - Sun, Feb. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Special Edition$17,539,418-28%2,1040$8,336$77,723,1703Fox
2Absolute Power$14,678,130--2,568--$5,716$14,678,1301Sony / Columbia
3Dante's Peak$11,957,895-35%2,72770$4,385$30,437,3302Universal
4Vegas Vacation$11,304,760--2,054--$5,504$11,304,7601Warner Bros.
5Fools Rush In$9,714,940--1,674--$5,803$9,714,9401Sony / Columbia
6That Darn Cat (1997)$6,424,617--1,891--$3,397$6,424,6171Disney
7Jerry Maguire$4,590,22028%1,730-234$2,653$127,094,31810Sony / TriStar
8The English Patient$4,585,551105%1,11573$4,113$33,834,15014Miramax
9Scream$3,261,988-8%1,431-319$2,280$55,600,3629Miramax / Dimension
10The Beautician and the Beast$3,184,165-22%1,8010$1,768$7,264,3872Paramount