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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. 28 - Sun, Mar. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Empire Strikes Back: Special Edition$13,145,852-40%2,1121$6,224$35,121,8452Fox
2Donnie Brasco$11,660,216--1,503--$7,758$11,660,2161Sony / TriStar
3Star Wars: Special Edition$6,856,626-38%2,375175$2,887$99,442,7495Fox
4Booty Call$6,429,364--1,272--$5,055$6,429,3641Sony / Columbia
5Absolute Power$5,728,257-36%2,168-400$2,642$36,865,4223Sony / Columbia
6Dante's Peak$5,268,165-26%2,751-10$1,915$30,884,7854Universal
7Vegas Vacation$4,558,084-30%2,0700$2,202$11,107,3273Warner Bros.
8Fools Rush In$3,603,330-35%1,7010$2,118$21,419,3493Sony / Columbia
9Marvin's Room$3,250,409--1,153--$2,819$3,354,5404Miramax
10Jerry Maguire$2,581,451-16%1,353-153$1,908$135,109,71912Sony / TriStar