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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. 25 - Sun, Jul. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$75,166,845-53%4,3660$17,216$313,783,4442Warner Bros.
2Step Brothers$30,939,716--3,094--$10,000$30,939,7161Sony / Columbia
3Mamma Mia!$17,746,699-36%2,99014$5,935$62,596,0112Universal
4The X-Files: I Want to Believe$10,020,598--3,185--$3,146$10,020,5981Fox
5Journey to the Center of the Earth$9,717,756-21%2,688-142$3,615$60,491,1253Warner Bros. / New Line
6Hancock$8,312,512-41%3,309-467$2,512$206,482,9124Sony / Columbia
7WALL-E$6,421,610-36%3,044-266$2,110$195,310,4395Disney
8Hellboy II: The Golden Army$5,099,116-50%3,018-194$1,690$66,059,0743Universal
9Space Chimps$4,537,686-37%2,53827$1,788$16,169,2462Fox
10Wanted (2008)$2,740,289-46%1,750-683$1,566$128,629,1315Universal