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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, Mar. 12 - Sun, Mar. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1CB4$6,122,450--1,204--$5,085$6,122,4501Universal
2Fire in the Sky$6,116,484--1,422--$4,301$6,116,4841Paramount
3Falling Down$4,072,754-47%1,8270$2,229$20,422,3063Warner Bros.
4Groundhog Day$3,617,101-33%1,7420$2,076$48,407,4885Columbia
5A Far Off Place$3,522,836--1,610--$2,188$3,522,8361Disney
6The Crying Game$3,334,743-22%1,093-4$3,051$29,038,23516Miramax
7Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey$2,258,588-44%1,696-88$1,332$27,024,8516Buena Vista
8Mad Dog and Glory$2,012,405-47%1,11820$1,800$5,827,9602Universal
9Aladdin$1,799,183-37%1,308-300$1,376$123,828,97116Disney
10Amos & Andrew$1,701,566-53%1,2330$1,380$5,318,8832Columbia