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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, Dec. 6 - Sun, Dec. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$12,843,398-59%3,34723$3,837$120,209,4533MGM
2Analyze That$11,034,072--2,635--$4,188$11,034,0721Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$10,087,210-69%3,387-295$2,978$213,973,4554Warner Bros.
4Treasure Planet$5,547,189-54%3,2270$1,719$23,650,9922Disney
5The Santa Clause 2$5,327,574-56%2,356-170$2,261$120,142,1946Disney
6Eight Crazy Nights$4,854,444-49%2,5030$1,939$20,043,2432Sony / Columbia
7Friday After Next$2,800,165-62%1,450-171$1,931$29,217,7583New Line
88 Mile$2,549,251-56%2,015-483$1,265$111,182,3105Universal
9The Ring$2,519,936-52%1,642-270$1,535$123,319,5348DreamWorks
10Solaris$2,354,549-65%2,4060$979$13,222,6922Fox