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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, Feb. 15 - Sun, Feb. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1John Q.$20,276,366--2,466--$8,222$20,276,3661New Line
2Crossroads (2002)$14,527,846--2,380--$6,104$14,527,8461Paramount
3Return to Never Land$11,888,591--2,605--$4,564$11,888,5911Disney
4Big Fat Liar$11,428,335-1%2,5343$4,510$24,920,4142Universal
5Hart's War$8,907,413--2,459--$3,622$8,907,4131MGM
6Collateral Damage$8,413,427-44%2,8240$2,979$27,882,6512Warner Bros.
7Super Troopers$7,149,203--1,780--$4,016$7,149,2031Fox Searchlight
8Snow Dogs$6,704,229-7%2,286-168$2,933$68,115,4545Disney
9The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$5,725,242-11%1,525-674$3,754$40,350,4444Disney
10Rollerball$3,946,661-56%2,7620$1,429$14,846,8392MGM