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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, Jan. 2 - Sun, Jan. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$33,314,549-6%2,72716$12,217$157,467,3913Paramount
2Tomorrow Never Dies$13,798,856-33%2,8070$4,916$43,912,8573MGM/UA
3As Good as It Gets$12,218,544-3%1,5797$7,738$40,723,5272Sony / TriStar
4MouseHunt$8,418,307-13%2,21322$3,804$40,021,2453DreamWorks
5Scream 2$7,284,026-20%2,68818$2,710$63,217,9254Miramax / Dimension
6Jackie Brown$7,264,531-22%1,629259$4,460$20,153,0242Miramax
7An American Werewolf in Paris$4,441,943-42%1,7313$2,566$15,427,6742Disney
8Flubber$4,403,217-19%1,957-51$2,250$68,052,5826Disney
9Mr. Magoo$4,103,637-22%1,8570$2,210$10,575,1812Disney
10Home Alone 3$3,829,312-1%2,106-108$1,818$16,243,7454Fox