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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. 23 - Sun, Dec. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1King Kong (2005)$21,259,536--3,5768$5,945$108,581,9332Universal
2The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$19,778,332--3,853173$5,133$153,222,0833Disney
3Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$14,383,177--3,056--$4,707$21,959,4191Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen 2$9,310,008--3,175--$2,932$14,591,6081Fox
5Memoirs of a Geisha$6,751,022--1,5471495$4,364$9,841,5591Sony / Columbia
6The Family Stone$6,564,530--2,4693$2,659$25,762,5132Fox
7The Ringer$5,158,662--1,829--$2,820$5,158,6621Fox Searchlight
8Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$3,916,046--2,521-664$1,553$260,635,8306Warner Bros.
9Rumor Has It$3,473,901--2,815--$1,234$3,473,9011Warner Bros.
10Syriana$3,109,911--1,725-50$1,803$28,753,0923Warner Bros.