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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, Mar. 9 - Sun, Mar. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mexican$12,244,159-39%2,9598$4,138$38,392,6052DreamWorks
215 Minutes$10,523,154--2,337--$4,503$10,523,1541New Line
3See Spot Run$6,612,720-32%2,6560$2,490$16,327,8222Warner Bros.
4Hannibal$5,847,287-42%2,947-325$1,984$93,463,4975MGM
5Down to Earth$5,587,061-29%2,5210$2,216$27,372,0944Paramount
6Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon$4,257,190-13%1,7565$2,424$94,506,50714Sony Pictures Classics
7Get Over It$4,134,977--1,742--$2,374$4,134,9771Miramax / Dimension
8Chocolat (2000)$3,843,988-8%1,92871$1,994$38,238,99313Miramax
9Recess: School's Out$2,308,103-42%2,339-164$987$30,598,2064Disney
10The Wedding Planner$1,406,517-36%1,223-485$1,150$57,248,7367Sony / Columbia