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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, Feb. 20 - Sun, Feb. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$41,030,921--2,032--$20,192$41,030,9211Lionsgate
2Coraline$11,431,553-23%2,155-165$5,305$53,765,8663Focus
3Taken$11,281,144-41%3,102-7$3,637$95,029,1504Fox
4He's Just Not That Into You$8,557,120-56%3,050-125$2,806$70,100,7953Warner Bros. / New Line
5Slumdog Millionaire$8,385,19315%2,244610$3,737$98,353,34015Fox Searchlight
6Friday the 13th (2009)$7,941,297-80%3,1050$2,558$55,119,5242Warner Bros. / New Line
7Paul Blart: Mall Cop$6,822,065-38%2,835-130$2,406$121,203,7966Sony / Columbia
8Confessions of a Shopaholic$6,744,236-55%2,5070$2,690$27,379,1132Disney
9Fired Up$5,482,853--1,810--$3,029$5,482,8531Sony / Screen Gems
10The International$4,464,033-52%2,3640$1,888$17,028,9622Sony / Columbia