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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. 30 - Sun, Apr. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Blades of Glory$33,012,853--3,372--$9,790$33,012,8531Paramount / DreamWorks
2Meet the Robinsons$25,124,084--3,413--$7,361$25,124,0841Disney
3300$11,434,773-42%3,004-276$3,807$179,942,7244Warner Bros.
4TMNT$9,232,474-62%3,12010$2,959$38,502,2682Warner Bros.
5Wild Hogs$8,662,742-37%3,200-201$2,707$135,631,0495Disney
6Shooter$8,363,962-42%2,8060$2,981$27,575,1712Paramount
7Premonition$5,213,773-45%2,474-357$2,107$39,458,2413Sony / Columbia
8The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)$4,185,585-57%2,46518$1,698$16,070,8562Fox Atomic
9Reign Over Me$3,834,361-49%1,6710$2,295$13,464,9492Sony / Columbia
10The Last Mimzy$3,815,600-62%3,0170$1,265$16,012,4072New Line