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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. 23 - Sun, Mar. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Heartbreakers (2001)$11,801,323--2,750--$4,291$11,801,3231MGM
2The Brothers$10,302,846--1,378--$7,477$10,302,8461Sony / Screen Gems
3Exit Wounds$9,710,747-47%2,8300$3,431$28,196,3332Warner Bros.
4Enemy at the Gates$8,258,312-40%1,677168$4,924$22,068,5782Paramount
5The Mexican$4,623,135-42%3,043-119$1,519$57,978,5094DreamWorks
6Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon$4,612,81114%2,027167$2,276$106,248,35516Sony Pictures Classics
7See Spot Run$3,605,570-28%2,605-51$1,384$24,939,1764Warner Bros.
8Chocolat (2000)$3,308,107-4%1,781-120$1,857$44,975,28415Miramax
9Say It Isn't So$2,861,903--1,974--$1,450$2,861,9031Fox
10Down to Earth$2,436,212-39%2,044-381$1,192$33,814,8126Paramount