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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, Aug. 13 - Sun, Aug. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alien Vs. Predator$38,289,995--3,395--$11,278$38,289,9951Fox
2The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$22,955,045--3,472--$6,611$37,138,2201Disney
3Collateral$16,174,679-35%3,20517$5,047$52,561,0572DreamWorks
4Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$9,486,974--2,411--$3,935$9,486,9741Warner Bros.
5The Bourne Supremacy$8,600,001-40%2,976-328$2,890$139,694,6214Universal
6The Village$7,156,749-57%3,142-591$2,278$99,861,3293Disney
7The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$6,012,499-41%2,612-255$2,302$47,990,1703Paramount
8I, Robot$3,866,629-41%2,178-628$1,775$133,968,0155Fox
9Little Black Book$3,784,090-47%2,4450$1,548$14,646,4792Sony / Columbia
10Spider-Man 2$3,510,712-35%1,907-657$1,841$360,967,6687Sony / Columbia