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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, Jul. 20 - Sun, Jul. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jurassic Park III$50,771,676--3,434--$14,785$81,386,1891Universal
2America's Sweethearts$30,181,877--3,011--$10,024$30,181,8771Sony / Columbia
3Legally Blonde$11,103,700-46%2,69575$4,120$31,481,1262MGM
4The Score$10,762,333-43%2,16031$4,983$37,165,2502Paramount
5Cats & Dogs$6,814,617-43%3,0400$2,242$44,053,0923Warner Bros.
6The Fast and the Furious$5,327,400-34%2,732-167$1,950$125,085,2805Universal
7Scary Movie 2$4,523,493-53%2,802-418$1,614$62,435,1383Miramax / Dimension
8Dr. Dolittle 2$4,400,905-41%2,434-395$1,808$39,209,9065Fox
9Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$3,658,023-68%2,6490$1,381$26,844,5922Sony / Columbia
10Kiss of the Dragon$2,916,173-51%1,655-445$1,762$13,733,5903Fox