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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.

 

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$34,911,076-63%3,8550$9,056$157,976,8462Warner Bros.
2The Chronicles of Riddick$24,290,275--2,757--$8,810$24,290,2751Universal
3Shrek 2$23,317,869-39%3,843-288$6,068$353,336,7554DreamWorks
4Garfield$21,727,217--3,094--$7,022$21,727,2171Fox
5The Stepford Wives$21,406,793--3,057--$7,003$21,406,7931Paramount
6The Day After Tomorrow$14,538,022-48%3,210-234$4,529$153,145,7033Fox
7Raising Helen$3,704,852-43%2,103-618$1,762$31,286,1143Disney
8Troy$3,416,430-43%2,003-747$1,706$125,607,5325Warner Bros.
9Van Helsing$1,194,695-51%1,034-1025$1,155$116,987,9456Universal