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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, Mar. 13 - Sun, Mar. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Race to Witch Mountain$24,402,750--3,187--$7,657$24,402,7501Disney
2Watchmen$17,817,363-68%3,6110$4,934$85,752,5902Warner Bros.
3The Last House on the Left (2009)$14,120,101--2,401--$5,881$14,120,1011Universal / Rogue
4Taken$6,568,810-10%2,858-158$2,298$126,745,2537Fox
5Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$5,109,125-40%2,20352$2,319$83,188,7244Lionsgate
6Slumdog Millionaire$5,002,532-27%2,578-312$1,940$132,602,75918Fox Searchlight
7Paul Blart: Mall Cop$3,119,185-25%2,281-277$1,367$137,788,2239Sony / Columbia
8He's Just Not That Into You$2,939,356-27%1,890-555$1,555$89,040,8176Warner Bros. / New Line
9Coraline$2,719,137-16%1,768-191$1,538$69,238,3826Focus
10Miss March$2,409,854--1,742--$1,383$2,409,8541Fox Searchlight