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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, Apr. 4 - Sun, Apr. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Phone Booth$15,021,905--2,481--$6,055$15,021,9051Fox
2What a Girl Wants$11,434,359--2,964--$3,858$11,434,3591Warner Bros.
3A Man Apart$11,019,224--2,459--$4,481$11,019,2241New Line
4Head of State$8,578,271-36%2,1554$3,981$25,160,8772DreamWorks
5Bringing Down the House$8,317,174-33%2,9100$2,858$111,136,5065Disney
6The Core$6,181,413-49%3,0192$2,048$20,802,2212Paramount
7Basic$5,375,666-53%2,8760$1,869$20,011,5612Sony / Columbia
8Chicago$5,103,406-29%2,395-306$2,131$151,989,58015Miramax
9Agent Cody Banks$3,626,597-44%2,331-455$1,556$40,007,3594MGM
10Piglet's Big Movie$2,800,968-43%2,021-63$1,386$16,749,5933Disney