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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, Aug. 9 - Sun, Aug. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$44,505,796--3,374--$13,191$44,505,7961Sony / Columbia
2Signs$29,454,659-51%3,31046$8,899$117,717,8382Disney
3Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$16,711,918--3,307--$5,053$25,040,8401Miramax / Dimension
4Austin Powers in Goldmember$13,059,768-58%3,508-105$3,723$167,783,5673New Line
5Blood Work$7,313,095--2,525--$2,896$7,313,0951Warner Bros.
6The Master of Disguise$5,108,007-59%2,5683$1,989$23,762,1072Sony / Columbia
7Road to Perdition$4,204,499-36%2,211-121$1,902$84,280,6355DreamWorks
8Stuart Little 2$2,674,828-56%2,382-713$1,123$53,001,0604Sony / Columbia
9Men in Black II$2,056,489-57%2,076-826$991$186,457,6306Sony / Columbia
10K-19: The Widowmaker$908,941-68%1,781-853$510$32,916,4174Paramount