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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.

 

Daily Domestic Gross Tue, Jan. 12 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 12 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$5,066,734-1%3,422-39$1,481$441,385,3074Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$1,404,21314%3,6260$387$167,784,6813Warner Bros.
3It's Complicated$1,152,56528%2,95558$390$78,424,3803Universal
4Daybreakers$1,123,088-6%2,523--$445$17,463,0341Lionsgate
5Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$727,98811%3,641-106$200$179,990,1993Fox
6Up in the Air$716,47528%2,218323$323$56,089,2346Paramount
7Leap Year (2010)$703,08022%2,511--$280$10,483,4251Universal
8Youth in Revolt$615,962-4%1,873--$329$8,145,4061The Weinstein Company
9The Blind Side$554,18411%2,880-46$192$219,873,8098Warner Bros.
10The Princess and the Frog$255,2658%2,620-708$97$93,072,9885Disney