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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, Apr. 10 - Sun, Apr. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1City of Angels$15,369,048--2,212--$6,948$15,369,0481Warner Bros.
2Lost in Space$13,395,392-34%3,3060$4,052$33,550,3112New Line
3Titanic$8,558,637-26%3,2650$2,621$542,847,01917Paramount
4Species II$7,274,008--2,510--$2,898$7,274,0081MGM
5Mercury Rising$5,457,725-46%2,39913$2,275$15,562,4402Universal
6The Odd Couple II$4,810,288--1,650--$2,915$4,810,2881Paramount
7My Giant$3,117,795--1,948--$1,601$3,117,7951Sony / Columbia
8Grease (1998 re-issue)$2,505,029-54%2,031-33$1,233$20,677,2553Paramount
9Primary Colors$2,411,059-49%1,779-197$1,355$32,737,1274Universal
10As Good as It Gets$2,055,154-38%1,414-142$1,453$139,619,38316Sony / TriStar