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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, Dec. 5 - Sun, Dec. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$16,754,329-46%3,33525$5,024$69,418,7862Warner Bros. / New Line
2Twilight (2008)$13,046,424-50%3,620195$3,604$138,401,7123Summit
3Bolt$9,795,763-63%3,516-138$2,786$79,381,2763Disney
4Australia$7,050,777-52%2,72179$2,591$30,921,2352Fox
5Quantum of Solace$6,752,908-64%3,423-78$1,973$151,620,4754Sony / Columbia
6Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$5,078,792-64%3,317-392$1,531$165,652,2125Paramount / DreamWorks
7Transporter 3$4,669,182-61%2,6260$1,778$25,549,9322Lionsgate
8Punisher: War Zone$4,272,257--2,508--$1,703$4,272,2571Lionsgate
9Role Models$2,575,067-51%1,907-288$1,350$61,616,6755Universal