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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. 19 - Sun, Oct. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1From Hell$11,014,818--2,305--$4,779$11,014,8181Fox
2Riding in Cars with Boys$10,404,652--2,770--$3,756$10,404,6521Sony / Columbia
3Training Day$9,325,443-30%2,603-109$3,583$45,262,6883Warner Bros.
4Bandits$8,304,007-36%3,2070$2,589$21,354,7072MGM
5The Last Castle$7,088,324--2,262--$3,134$7,088,3241DreamWorks
6Serendipity$5,446,446-38%2,6107$2,087$27,522,0433Miramax
7Corky Romano$5,307,985-41%2,09432$2,535$14,331,1582Disney
8Don't Say a Word$4,215,594-37%2,256-473$1,869$37,785,9424Fox
9Iron Monkey$3,190,010-47%1,23510$2,583$9,204,6632Miramax
10Zoolander$3,135,854-38%2,285-237$1,372$33,209,7004Paramount