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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, Jul. 16 - Sun, Jul. 18

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Firm$13,281,416-26%2,3930$5,550$31,218,5143Paramount
2In the Line of Fire$13,056,078-14%2,089186$6,250$36,058,9712Columbia
3Jurassic Park$10,867,796-29%2,557-8$4,250$255,725,0226Universal
4Hocus Pocus$8,125,471--1,430--$5,682$8,125,4711Disney
5Free Willy$7,868,829--1,476--$5,331$7,868,8291Warner Bros.
6Sleepless in Seattle$7,355,423-28%1,65735$4,439$34,766,1204TriStar
7Rookie of the Year$6,632,689-27%1,54383$4,299$15,755,4032Fox
8Son-in-Law$3,652,805-24%1,351-55$2,704$15,519,6563Disney
9Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1993 re-issue)$3,547,160-41%1,578-253$2,248$18,579,8703Disney
10Dennis the Menace$2,785,412-49%1,737-348$1,604$27,712,7854Warner Bros.