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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, Oct. 16 - Sun, Oct. 18

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Where the Wild Things Are$32,695,107--3,735--$8,754$32,695,1071Warner Bros.
2Law Abiding Citizen$21,039,811--2,890--$7,280$21,039,8111Overture
3Couples Retreat$17,227,507-50%3,0099$5,725$62,619,7042Universal
4The Stepfather (2009)$11,580,809--2,734--$4,236$11,580,8091Sony / Screen Gems
5Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$8,019,038-30%3,03745$2,640$108,199,8715Sony / Columbia
6Zombieland$7,617,616-49%3,171133$2,402$60,637,2903Sony / Columbia
7Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$3,016,948-61%1,489-263$2,026$28,552,5943Disney
8Surrogates$1,917,891-55%2,326-666$825$36,329,1144Disney
9The Invention of Lying$1,907,878-43%1,624-119$1,175$15,498,5233Warner Bros.
10Whip It$1,507,321-47%1,482-256$1,017$11,363,1363Fox Searchlight