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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. 13 - Sun, Dec. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Maid in Manhattan$18,712,722--2,838--$6,594$18,712,7221Sony / Columbia
2Star Trek: Nemesis$18,512,702--2,711--$6,829$18,512,7021Paramount
3Drumline$12,604,984--1,836--$6,865$12,604,9841Fox
4Die Another Day$7,785,790-39%3,37730$2,306$131,855,2494MGM
5The Hot Chick$7,402,467--2,217--$3,339$7,402,4671Disney
6Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$6,324,936-37%3,025-362$2,091$222,623,7595Warner Bros.
7Analyze That$5,468,018-50%2,6350$2,075$19,779,7192Warner Bros.
8The Santa Clause 2$4,052,557-24%2,207-149$1,836$125,425,4437Disney
9Treasure Planet$3,102,361-44%2,192-1035$1,415$27,906,6913Disney
10Eight Crazy Nights$1,786,648-63%2,177-326$821$22,551,2303Sony / Columbia