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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, Jul. 6 - Sun, Jul. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers$70,502,462--4,011--$17,577$155,406,7111Paramount / DreamWorks
2Ratatouille$29,014,436-38%3,9400$7,364$109,531,3272Disney
3Live Free or Die Hard$17,730,770-47%3,4113$5,198$84,422,8282Fox
4License to Wed$10,422,811--2,604--$4,003$17,840,0701Warner Bros.
5Evan Almighty$8,719,299-42%3,460-176$2,520$78,705,4693Universal
61408$7,089,022-34%2,631-102$2,694$53,739,0973MGM / Weinstein
7Knocked Up$5,222,457-28%2,213-452$2,360$132,091,2646Universal
8Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$4,240,420-54%2,618-806$1,620$123,880,1504Fox
9Ocean's Thirteen$3,525,419-42%2,102-801$1,677$109,149,8605Warner Bros.
10Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$3,008,241-39%1,869-293$1,610$301,725,8507Disney