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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, Nov. 14 - Sun, Nov. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Jackal$15,164,595--2,193--$6,915$15,164,5951Universal
2Starship Troopers$10,033,965-55%2,9710$3,377$39,192,4582Sony / TriStar
3The Little Mermaid (1997 re-issue)$9,814,520--2,054--$4,778$9,814,5201Buena Vista
4Bean$7,938,313-38%2,01567$3,940$25,594,5205Gramercy
5The Man Who Knew Too Little$4,604,819--2,036--$2,262$4,604,8191Warner Bros.
6I Know What You Did Last Summer$4,062,163-38%2,430-94$1,672$48,306,0055Sony / Columbia
7The Devil's Advocate$3,502,835-31%2,016-191$1,738$50,525,9145Warner Bros.
8Red Corner$2,619,291-47%2,5070$1,045$14,927,7863MGM
9Boogie Nights$2,577,634-35%1,00352$2,570$13,927,5086New Line
10Mad City$2,203,249-53%2,1940$1,004$6,852,9912Warner Bros.