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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, Sep. 5 - Sun, Sep. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bangkok Dangerous$7,783,450--2,650--$2,937$7,783,4501Lionsgate
2Tropic Thunder$7,230,564-37%3,446-27$2,098$96,540,6054Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Dark Knight$5,515,570-36%2,575-175$2,142$512,010,6718Warner Bros.
4The House Bunny$5,513,348-34%2,73622$2,015$33,561,6173Sony / Columbia
5Traitor$4,272,534-46%2,10854$2,027$17,265,9172Overture
6Babylon A.D.$4,181,802-56%3,42535$1,221$17,379,5692Fox
7Death Race$3,711,336-41%2,58649$1,435$29,908,7983Universal
8Disaster Movie$3,032,783-48%2,6420$1,148$10,605,3702Lionsgate
9Mamma Mia!$2,856,015-32%1,904-64$1,500$136,438,5248Universal
10Pineapple Express$2,256,858-36%1,802-245$1,252$84,013,0185Sony / Columbia