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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. 7 - Sun, Feb. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Medicine Man$8,494,271--1,304--$6,514$8,494,2711Disney
2The Hand That Rocks the Cradle$6,469,602-20%1,7590$3,678$30,272,7645Disney
3Final Analysis$6,411,441--1,504--$4,263$6,411,4411Warner Bros.
4Fried Green Tomatoes$6,157,290-8%1,229181$5,010$19,729,7407Universal
5Shining Through$3,678,566-43%1,4331$2,567$10,085,3952Fox
6Father of the Bride (1991)$2,786,032-27%1,645-49$1,694$49,123,3058Disney
7Grand Canyon$2,461,245-32%1,2230$2,012$19,305,0757Fox
8Beauty and the Beast (1991)$2,309,007-30%1,580-68$1,461$75,866,54312Disney
9JFK$2,308,799-28%1,351-44$1,709$39,022,5758Warner Bros.
10Hook$2,102,434-35%1,598-238$1,316$109,919,8919TriStar