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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, May. 24 - Sun, May. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$47,879,771-40%3,1610$15,147$189,184,2852Fox
2Spider-Man$35,814,844-20%3,876261$9,240$333,640,2174Sony / Columbia
3Insomnia (2002)$20,930,454--2,610--$8,019$20,930,4541Warner Bros.
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$17,770,712--3,317--$5,357$17,770,7121DreamWorks
5Enough$17,213,137--2,623--$6,562$17,213,1371Sony / Columbia
6About a Boy$9,821,03015%1,749542$5,615$21,752,4602Universal
7Unfaithful$7,554,263-25%2,401-224$3,146$40,996,9123Fox
8The New Guy$5,426,096-16%2,374-313$2,286$24,390,3853Sony / Columbia
9The Scorpion King$1,843,965-37%1,524-1031$1,210$87,917,2246Universal
10Changing Lanes$1,635,000-47%1,258-900$1,300$64,100,7807Paramount