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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, Feb. 12 - Sun, Feb. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Valentine's Day$56,260,707--3,665--$15,351$56,260,7071Warner Bros. / New Line
2The Wolfman$31,479,235--3,222--$9,770$31,479,2351Universal
3Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$31,236,067--3,356--$9,308$31,236,0671Fox
4Avatar$23,611,6253%2,685-315$8,794$661,578,1449Fox
5Dear John$16,071,526-47%2,9756$5,402$53,949,0982Sony / Screen Gems
6The Tooth Fairy$6,054,707-9%2,748-470$2,203$41,983,4424Fox
7From Paris with Love$5,495,113-33%8,1665444$673$16,607,9032Lionsgate
8Edge of Darkness$4,841,295-29%2,615-451$1,851$36,324,9763Warner Bros.
9Crazy Heart$4,265,98920%1,005186$4,245$16,792,5459Fox Searchlight
10When in Rome$3,682,881-34%2,125-331$1,733$26,280,6103Disney