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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, Jun. 4 - Sun, Jun. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$93,687,680--3,855--$24,303$93,687,6801Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$37,930,617-47%4,131-92$9,182$314,525,9423DreamWorks
3The Day After Tomorrow$27,868,860-59%3,44419$8,092$128,479,4322Fox
4Raising Helen$6,550,755-54%2,7214$2,407$24,065,5782Disney
5Troy$5,978,508-50%2,750-661$2,174$119,291,9024Warner Bros.
6Mean Girls$2,925,583-55%1,817-801$1,610$78,161,3146Paramount
7Soul Plane$2,754,105-61%1,5660$1,759$10,986,0942MGM
8Van Helsing$2,439,564-64%2,059-832$1,185$114,599,7925Universal