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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, May. 28 - Sun, May. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$51,399,425-21%3,02353$17,003$191,594,6772Fox
2Notting Hill$21,811,389--2,747--$7,940$21,811,3891Universal
3The Mummy (1999)$12,850,075-7%3,395119$3,785$117,238,0454Universal
4Entrapment$7,234,36115%2,753-116$2,628$55,095,2605Fox
5The Thirteenth Floor$4,278,452--1,815--$2,357$4,278,4521Sony / Columbia
6The Matrix$3,830,02633%2,102-419$1,822$154,766,5499Warner Bros.
7A Midsummer Night's Dream$2,073,723-21%1,0996$1,887$8,967,9793Fox Searchlight
8Never Been Kissed$2,023,61616%2,150262$941$39,608,5748Fox
9Life$1,353,610-14%1,214-506$1,115$47,582,1007Universal