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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, Nov. 22 - Sun, Nov. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$47,070,738--3,314--$14,204$47,070,7381MGM
2Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$42,227,725-52%3,6820$11,469$148,360,5032Warner Bros.
3Friday After Next$13,010,767--1,616--$8,051$13,010,7671New Line
4The Santa Clause 2$10,210,082-32%3,251-95$3,141$94,945,6084Disney
58 Mile$8,621,145-55%2,58589$3,335$97,581,8383Universal
6The Ring$7,560,850-29%2,628-254$2,877$110,842,9296DreamWorks
7My Big Fat Greek Wedding$3,657,055-22%1,585-227$2,307$191,127,18832IFC Films
8Half Past Dead$3,125,828-60%2,1130$1,479$12,501,5312Sony / Columbia
9jackass: the movie$1,611,625-58%1,522-891$1,059$62,052,4415Paramount
10I Spy$1,043,391-73%1,535-1076$680$32,645,2014Sony / Columbia