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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, Jan. 13 - Sun, Jan. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Glory Road$13,595,107--2,222--$6,118$13,595,1071Disney
2Last Holiday$12,806,762--2,514--$5,094$12,806,7621Paramount
3Hoodwinked$12,401,574--2,394--$5,180$12,401,5741The Weinstein Company
4The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$10,059,316-36%3,224-290$3,120$261,270,9856Disney
5Hostel$9,973,294-49%2,337142$4,268$35,137,3432Lionsgate
6Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$8,733,624-27%3,23957$2,696$92,634,1824Sony / Columbia
7King Kong (2005)$7,527,735-40%2,814-668$2,675$202,994,2045Universal
8Tristan and Isolde$6,583,685--1,845--$3,568$6,583,6851Fox
9Cheaper by the Dozen 2$5,149,162-39%2,773-335$1,857$73,013,9524Fox
10Munich$5,033,899-33%1,49813$3,360$32,929,2274Universal