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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, Dec. 9 - Sun, Dec. 11

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$65,555,903--3,616--$18,129$65,555,9031Disney
2Syriana$11,738,3312153%1,7521743$6,700$13,238,6261Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$10,266,517-48%3,728-130$2,754$244,073,8384Warner Bros.
4Walk the Line$5,738,217-40%3,034-126$1,891$76,990,9264Fox
5Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$5,050,790-39%3,2100$1,573$40,817,3343Paramount
6Aeon Flux$4,561,719-64%2,6080$1,749$20,217,5992Paramount
7Just Friends$3,808,637-32%2,464-41$1,546$26,383,4033New Line
8Pride & Prejudice (2005)$2,579,523-41%1,3358$1,932$26,488,2065Focus
9Chicken Little$2,307,625-48%2,326-695$992$127,280,7146Disney
10Rent$2,003,683-55%1,971-466$1,017$26,916,9533Sony / Columbia