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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, Mar. 17 - Sun, Mar. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$25,642,252--3,365--$7,620$25,642,2521Warner Bros.
2Failure to Launch$15,604,785-36%3,11760$5,006$48,275,4042Paramount
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$13,377,457-18%3,5010$3,821$35,635,3472Disney
4She's the Man$10,730,579--2,623--$4,091$10,730,5791Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$8,008,616-49%2,6211$3,056$28,740,4352Fox Searchlight
616 Blocks$4,754,457-36%2,666-40$1,783$30,190,7523Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$4,085,262-26%2,603-367$1,569$73,044,8625Disney
8Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$2,933,833-49%1,403-409$2,091$60,030,8564Lionsgate
9The Pink Panther (2006)$2,463,650-32%1,852-450$1,330$78,574,1966Sony / Columbia
10Aquamarine$2,113,952-45%1,869-669$1,131$15,778,2753Fox