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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. 20 - Sun, Apr. 22

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bridget Jones's Diary$10,184,136-5%2,221610$4,585$14,509,2992Miramax
2Spy Kids$10,069,514-19%3,19119$3,156$52,481,1844Miramax / Dimension
3Along Came a Spider$8,753,521-24%2,54313$3,442$18,521,9353Paramount
4Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$7,714,362--2,123--$3,634$7,714,3621Paramount
5Freddy Got Fingered$7,098,459--2,271--$3,126$7,098,4591Fox
6Blow$5,901,682-26%2,103-146$2,806$14,935,9793New Line
7Joe Dirt$5,310,836-34%2,6380$2,013$11,105,8522Sony / Columbia
8Kingdom Come$4,209,740-44%1,1110$3,789$16,063,7042Fox Searchlight
9Josie and the Pussycats$2,942,119-36%2,5582$1,150$11,510,1812Universal
10Enemy at the Gates$2,035,607-24%1,645-49$1,237$31,995,7346Paramount