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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. 1 - Sun, Mar. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$20,212,543--3,143--$6,431$20,212,5431Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$12,229,529--2,225--$5,496$12,229,5291Miramax
3John Q.$8,512,403-32%2,456-49$3,466$51,655,0693New Line
4Return to Never Land$6,854,685-24%2,618-8$2,618$35,683,8263Disney
5Dragonfly$6,618,201-35%2,5070$2,640$19,217,8442Universal
6Queen of the Damned$5,911,365-60%2,5110$2,354$23,917,6362Warner Bros.
7Big Fat Liar$4,956,300-22%2,232-205$2,221$39,031,9184Universal
8Crossroads (2002)$4,054,557-42%2,301-80$1,762$31,204,7853Paramount
9The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$2,466,535-23%1,228-125$2,009$48,043,5436Disney
10Snow Dogs$2,305,493-31%1,802-392$1,279$75,523,2567Disney