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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, Nov. 11 - Sun, Nov. 13

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$31,654,289-21%3,6584$8,653$80,401,5512Disney
2Zathura$13,426,665--3,223--$4,166$13,426,6651Sony / Columbia
3Derailed$12,211,747--2,443--$4,999$12,211,7471The Weinstein Company
4Get Rich or Die Tryin'$12,021,158--1,652--$7,277$17,724,1101Paramount
5Jarhead$11,738,923-58%2,44837$4,795$46,539,5962Universal
6Saw II$9,125,659-46%2,9490$3,094$73,875,9213Lionsgate
7The Legend of Zorro$6,380,499-36%3,053-467$2,090$39,271,0073Sony / Columbia
8Prime$3,874,544-25%1,781-56$2,175$18,918,6153Universal
9Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$3,728,766-22%2,735118$1,363$28,851,1974DreamWorks
10The Weather Man$1,752,556-39%1,250-260$1,402$11,375,2823Paramount