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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, Oct. 5 - Sun, Oct. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Game Plan$16,609,060-28%3,1052$5,349$43,158,9602Disney
2The Heartbreak Kid$14,021,205--3,229--$4,342$14,021,2051Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Kingdom$9,723,346-43%2,8029$3,470$31,747,9732Universal
4Resident Evil: Extinction$4,520,052-44%2,84820$1,587$43,694,9013Sony / Screen Gems
5The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising$3,744,118--3,141--$1,192$3,744,1181Fox
6Good Luck Chuck$3,659,408-41%2,476-136$1,478$29,255,9143Lionsgate
73:10 to Yuma (2007)$3,216,577-24%2,562-444$1,255$48,729,1395Lionsgate
8Feel the Noise$3,187,564--1,015--$3,140$3,187,5641Sony / TriStar
9Mr. Woodcock$2,331,445-21%1,950-245$1,196$22,623,0334New Line
10The Brave One$2,321,987-38%2,358-479$985$34,385,0534Warner Bros.