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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, Jan. 9 - Sun, Jan. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gran Torino$29,484,234904%2,8082724$10,500$40,523,0761Warner Bros.
2Bride Wars$21,058,442--3,226--$6,528$21,058,4421Fox
3The Unborn (2009)$19,810,277--2,357--$8,405$19,810,2771Universal / Rogue
4Marley & Me$11,391,730-53%3,478-27$3,275$123,749,1183Fox
5The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$9,211,907-51%2,947-41$3,126$94,090,2933Paramount
6Bedtime Stories$8,801,381-57%3,511-173$2,507$97,429,8213Disney
7Valkyrie$6,617,270-53%2,83860$2,332$71,463,3973MGM / United Artists
8Yes Man$6,033,212-57%2,955-479$2,042$89,292,0214Warner Bros.
9Seven Pounds$3,818,188-62%2,456-302$1,555$66,744,6894Sony / Columbia
10Twilight (2008)$2,842,008-39%1,466-422$1,939$181,448,6458Summit