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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, Oct. 3 - Sun, Oct. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$29,301,563--3,215--$9,114$29,301,5631Disney
2Eagle Eye$17,709,871-39%3,5166$5,037$54,615,3372Paramount / DreamWorks
3Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$11,311,958--2,421--$4,672$11,311,9581Sony / Columbia
4Nights in Rodanthe$7,367,917-45%2,702-2$2,727$25,088,7052Warner Bros.
5Appaloosa$5,049,9673352%1,0451031$4,833$5,602,3993Warner Bros. / New Line
6Lakeview Terrace$4,560,086-35%2,574107$1,772$32,199,0193Sony / Screen Gems
7Burn After Reading$4,119,021-34%2,397-252$1,718$51,677,6964Focus
8An American Carol$3,657,751--1,639--$2,232$3,657,7511Vivendi
9Flash of Genius$2,251,831--1,098--$2,051$2,251,8311Universal
10Blindness (2008)$1,950,094--1,690--$1,154$1,950,0941Miramax