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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, Apr. 26 - Sun, Apr. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Oscar$5,091,027--1,388--$3,668$5,091,0271Disney
2A Kiss Before Dying$4,348,165--1,523--$2,855$4,348,1651Universal
3Toy Soldiers$4,182,300--1,350--$3,098$4,182,3001TriStar
4Out for Justice$4,010,601-43%2,004-6$2,001$21,550,9583Warner Bros.
5Mortal Thoughts$3,223,896-47%1,190227$2,709$9,292,4202Columbia
6The Silence of the Lambs$2,590,546-25%1,627-15$1,592$70,128,27311Orion
7Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II$2,400,356-46%2,257-319$1,064$53,577,9286New Line
8Dances with Wolves$2,065,096-30%1,597-28$1,293$119,231,12723Orion
9Sleeping with the Enemy$1,390,141-34%1,279-168$1,087$57,562,61012Fox
10Home Alone$1,122,205-32%1,248-201$899$181,626,22324Fox