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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, Aug. 8 - Sun, Aug. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$26,117,636-39%4,025-241$6,489$441,634,5014Warner Bros.
2Pineapple Express$23,245,163--3,072--$7,567$41,319,1181Sony / Columbia
3The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$16,490,579-59%3,77818$4,365$71,049,9262Universal
4The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$10,679,731--2,707--$3,945$19,622,1041Warner Bros.
5Step Brothers$9,129,007-45%3,18288$2,869$81,129,2123Sony / Columbia
6Mamma Mia!$8,207,828-35%3,194132$2,570$104,144,3844Universal
7Journey to the Center of the Earth$4,871,206-27%1,970-315$2,473$81,780,2245Warner Bros. / New Line
8Hancock$3,316,835-35%2,258-524$1,469$221,727,2906Sony / Columbia
9WALL-E$3,140,108-32%2,144-411$1,465$210,207,1837Disney
10Swing Vote$3,124,493-50%2,2130$1,412$12,019,6862Disney