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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, Feb. 22 - Sun, Feb. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vantage Point$22,874,528--3,149--$7,264$22,874,5281Sony / Columbia
2The Spiderwick Chronicles$13,101,057-31%3,8470$3,406$44,078,4082Paramount
3Jumper$12,708,412-54%3,4302$3,705$56,264,1062Fox
4Step Up 2 the Streets$9,605,747-49%2,48010$3,873$41,238,7632Disney
5Fool's Gold$6,553,439-49%3,075-50$2,131$52,717,1713Warner Bros.
6Definitely, Maybe$5,217,879-47%2,22016$2,350$21,814,8372Universal
7Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$4,159,533-51%1,873-514$2,221$35,666,0503Universal
8Juno$4,155,244-10%1,727-138$2,406$130,438,2639Fox Searchlight
9The Bucket List$2,511,210-37%1,902-405$1,320$85,115,5837Warner Bros.
10No Country for Old Men$2,404,68228%1,101176$2,184$62,833,11916Miramax