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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. 5 - Sun, Feb. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Loaded Weapon 1$9,202,722--1,989--$4,627$9,202,7221New Line
2Sommersby$8,104,624--1,432--$5,660$8,104,6241Warner Bros.
3Aladdin$7,687,18422%2,109-105$3,645$104,110,37911Disney
4The Vanishing$5,009,928--1,656--$3,025$5,009,9281Fox
5A Few Good Men$4,001,5072%1,732-324$2,310$119,873,2519Columbia
6Scent of a Woman$3,804,658-8%1,2520$3,039$33,916,0837Universal
7Sniper$3,626,255-37%1,5532$2,335$9,341,6902TriStar
8Alive$3,333,222-13%1,277-60$2,610$21,677,3854Disney
9Matinee$2,259,505-37%1,1441$1,975$5,860,5202Universal
10The Bodyguard$1,686,440-22%1,187-226$1,421$82,793,59211Warner Bros.