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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, May. 31 - Sun, Jun. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Backdraft$9,118,395-42%1,8597$4,905$24,842,1372Universal
2Soapdish$6,736,380--1,275--$5,283$6,736,3801Paramount
3What About Bob?$6,423,630-43%1,66254$3,865$26,871,7023Disney
4Thelma and Louise$4,160,599-32%1,1801$3,526$10,261,8962MGM
5Only the Lonely$3,619,273-40%1,55332$2,331$9,617,2662Fox
6Hudson Hawk$3,139,080-56%2,0721$1,515$10,221,9002TriStar
7F/X 2$1,494,985-43%1,447-52$1,033$13,384,8844Orion
8Stone Cold$1,415,558-21%1,184-540$1,196$6,011,4483Columbia
9Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken$1,266,444-53%1,6620$762$3,976,8602Disney