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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, Feb. 3 - Sun, Feb. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1When a Stranger Calls (2006)$21,606,778--2,999--$7,205$21,606,7781Sony / Screen Gems
2Big Momma's House 2$13,600,421-51%3,2610$4,171$45,661,0092Fox
3Nanny McPhee$9,795,868-32%2,146151$4,565$26,534,5912Universal
4Brokeback Mountain$6,003,544-8%2,089435$2,874$60,128,6289Focus
5Hoodwinked$5,306,938-29%2,9072328$1,826$44,096,1134The Weinstein Company
6Underworld: Evolution$5,302,539-54%2,870-337$1,848$52,951,9673Sony / Screen Gems
7Something New$4,879,736--1,265--$3,857$4,879,7361Focus
8Annapolis$3,416,116-56%1,6072$2,126$12,884,2852Disney
9Walk the Line$3,286,9778%1,577376$2,084$110,612,55012Fox
10The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$3,072,087-32%1,716-454$1,790$281,937,6709Disney