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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, Mar. 28 - Sun, Mar. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Liar Liar$25,377,308-19%2,8538$8,895$70,955,6832Universal
2The Devil's Own$14,274,503--2,504--$5,701$14,274,5031Sony / Columbia
3Selena$6,138,838-47%1,87323$3,278$17,754,5602Warner Bros.
4Return of the Jedi: Special Edition$4,451,955-41%1,832-279$2,430$28,263,2243Fox
5Jungle 2 Jungle$4,132,422-31%2,283-57$1,810$33,897,1154Disney
6The 6th Man$4,128,178--1,227--$3,364$4,128,1781Disney
7Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie$3,301,135--2,113--$1,562$3,301,1351Fox
8The English Patient$3,019,17950%1,409407$2,143$47,828,15420Miramax
9B.A.P.S.$2,742,679--1,204--$2,278$2,742,6791New Line
10Private Parts$2,411,222-45%1,848-369$1,305$30,141,0674Paramount