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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, Oct. 1 - Sun, Oct. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$47,604,635--4,016--$11,854$47,604,6351DreamWorks
2Ladder 49$22,087,283--3,260--$6,775$22,087,2831Disney
3The Forgotten$11,821,804-44%3,14440$3,760$38,087,5102Sony / Columbia
4Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$3,278,353-51%2,721-449$1,205$30,589,9623Paramount
5Mr. 3000$2,526,312-50%2,239-497$1,128$19,102,6093Disney
6Resident Evil: Apocalypse$2,310,738-43%1,986-850$1,164$47,025,8434Sony / Screen Gems
7First Daughter$2,158,633-46%2,28020$947$7,123,9702Fox
8Cellular$2,014,074-45%2,020-743$997$28,168,6614New Line
9Wimbledon$1,739,187-48%1,705-334$1,020$14,835,5403Universal
10Without a Paddle$1,288,139-45%1,439-880$895$55,423,6327Paramount