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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, Dec. 25 - Sun, Dec. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$75,617,133-2%3,4564$21,880$212,885,1862Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$62,304,277--3,626--$17,183$62,304,2771Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$48,875,415--3,700--$13,210$75,726,6921Fox
4It's Complicated$22,100,820--2,887--$7,655$22,100,8201Universal
5The Blind Side$11,470,00014%2,766-641$4,147$184,128,3416Warner Bros.
6Up in the Air$11,274,000251%1,8951720$5,949$24,035,8774Paramount
7The Princess and the Frog$9,004,610-26%3,4750$2,591$63,676,9243Disney
8Nine$5,452,5132020%1,4121408$3,862$5,795,5272The Weinstein Company
9Did You Hear About the Morgans?$5,000,143-24%2,7180$1,840$15,597,3082Sony / Columbia
10Invictus$4,045,000-4%2,16035$1,873$23,019,6773Warner Bros.