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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, Aug. 28 - Sun, Aug. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Final Destination$27,408,547--3,121--$8,782$27,408,5471Warner Bros. / New Line
2Inglourious Basterds$19,303,393-49%3,1650$6,099$73,021,3532Weinstein Company
3Halloween II (2009)$16,348,096--3,025--$5,404$16,348,0961Weinstein / Dimension
4District 9$10,270,273-44%3,180130$3,230$90,383,7533Sony / TriStar
5G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$7,714,466-37%3,467-486$2,225$132,150,0584Paramount
6Julie & Julia$7,034,766-20%2,50340$2,811$70,632,5804Sony / Columbia
7The Time Traveler's Wife$6,451,431-34%2,961-27$2,179$47,901,0393Warner Bros. / New Line
8Shorts$4,512,327-30%3,1050$1,453$13,207,1932Warner Bros.
9Taking Woodstock$3,457,927--1,393--$2,482$3,478,3831Focus Features
10G-Force$2,825,193-31%1,926-635$1,467$111,781,6896Disney