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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, May. 25 - Sun, May. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$114,733,683--4,362--$26,303$127,974,3561Disney
2Shrek the Third$53,040,872-56%4,17250$12,714$203,380,3212Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$14,335,515-51%3,723-601$3,851$303,975,1384Sony / Columbia
4Bug (2007)$3,246,929--1,661--$1,955$3,246,9291Lionsgate
528 Weeks Later$2,543,743-53%2,013-292$1,264$23,666,1503Fox Atomic
6Disturbia$1,933,285-48%1,632-915$1,185$74,440,7537Paramount / DreamWorks
7Georgia Rule$1,865,141-50%1,904-627$980$16,290,9513Universal