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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. 14 - Sun, Mar. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$45,012,336--3,954--$11,384$45,012,3361Fox
210,000 B.C.$16,772,943-53%3,4100$4,919$61,577,6572Warner Bros.
3Never Back Down$8,602,117--2,729--$3,152$8,602,1171Summit
4College Road Trip$7,810,116-43%2,7060$2,886$24,203,6332Disney
5Vantage Point$5,463,688-26%2,761-402$1,979$59,263,8334Sony / Columbia
6The Bank Job$5,055,176-15%1,61310$3,134$13,259,6522Lionsgate
7Doomsday$4,926,747--1,936--$2,545$4,926,7471Rogue
8Semi-Pro$3,043,162-47%2,270-851$1,341$29,816,2923New Line
9The Other Boleyn Girl$2,881,755-29%1,21245$2,378$19,151,9903Sony / Columbia
10The Spiderwick Chronicles$2,335,684-50%2,407-839$970$65,377,5065Paramount