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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, May. 1 - Sun, May. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X-Men Origins: Wolverine$85,057,400--4,099--$20,751$85,057,4001Fox
2Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$15,410,977--3,175--$4,854$15,410,9771Warner Bros. / New Line
3Obsessed$12,050,994-58%2,5140$4,794$46,853,6242Sony / Screen Gems
417 Again$6,362,628-45%3,2550$1,955$48,507,4623Warner Bros. / New Line
5Monsters vs. Aliens$5,804,042-32%2,626-732$2,210$182,413,1496Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Soloist$5,654,090-42%2,0339$2,781$18,162,9432Paramount / DreamWorks
7Earth (2009)$4,338,995-51%1,8040$2,405$22,002,3712Disneynature
8Hannah Montana: The Movie$4,163,494-35%2,819-412$1,477$70,943,0474Disney
9Fighting$4,010,539-64%2,3123$1,735$17,343,2712Universal / Rogue
10State of Play$3,715,277-46%2,445-362$1,520$30,944,8633Universal