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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, Sep. 18 - Sun, Sep. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sneakers$8,112,395-19%2,046315$3,965$18,143,5402Universal
2Captain Ron$4,893,112--1,414--$3,460$4,893,1121Disney
3Singles$4,184,875--1,073--$3,900$4,184,8751Warner Bros.
4Honeymoon in Vegas$2,532,618-34%1,76516$1,435$15,468,0684Columbia
5Single White Female$1,838,207-22%1,715-29$1,072$30,575,9326Columbia
6Unforgiven$1,822,355-29%1,803-222$1,011$70,260,0257Warner Bros.
7Death Becomes Her$1,122,990-29%1,353-351$830$38,213,7558Universal
8Pet Sematary II$1,095,155-35%1,398-454$783$11,452,0984Paramount
9Sister Act$1,046,355-9%1,136-93$921$87,030,09317Disney