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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, Oct. 13 - Sun, Oct. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Parents$21,169,143-26%2,6151$8,095$58,825,4092Universal
2Remember the Titans$13,057,421-32%2,72625$4,790$64,208,9523Disney
3Lost Souls$7,954,766--1,970--$4,038$7,954,7661New Line
4The Ladies Man$5,426,390--2,022--$2,684$5,426,3901Paramount
5The Contender$5,363,930--1,516--$3,538$5,363,9301DreamWorks
6The Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen$5,235,58118%1,655505$3,163$25,058,3824Warner Bros.
7Dr. T and the Women$5,012,867--1,489--$3,367$5,012,8671Artisan
8Get Carter$2,916,232-56%2,3150$1,260$9,554,0622Warner Bros.
9Almost Famous$2,192,827-41%2,262177$969$20,722,9795DreamWorks
10Digimon: The Movie$1,936,896-54%1,8252$1,061$6,170,2002Fox