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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. 26 - Sun, Feb. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Falling Down$8,724,452--1,220--$7,151$8,724,4521Warner Bros.
2Groundhog Day$7,607,157-18%1,7427$4,367$36,372,2283Columbia
3Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey$5,949,729-10%1,7987$3,309$20,716,1174Buena Vista
4Sommersby$4,142,931-30%1,7620$2,351$28,109,9014Warner Bros.
5Aladdin$3,879,296-13%2,259522$1,717$119,195,42914Disney
6Untamed Heart$2,617,683-5%1,1230$2,331$9,504,4313MGM
7Scent of a Woman$2,490,168-15%1,24840$1,995$45,013,92410Universal
8Army of Darkness$2,274,285-49%1,3914$1,635$6,698,8202Universal
9A Few Good Men$1,922,482-17%1,278-46$1,504$129,469,89912Columbia
10Loaded Weapon 1$1,811,928-39%1,636-347$1,108$20,100,6304New Line