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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. 23 - Sun, Jul. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Poetic Justice$11,728,455--1,273--$9,213$11,728,4551Columbia
2In the Line of Fire$11,213,534-14%2,12940$5,267$54,120,2433Columbia
3The Firm$10,000,456-25%2,3930$4,179$41,218,9704Paramount
4Free Willy$8,645,61910%1,937461$4,463$16,514,4482Warner Bros.
5Jurassic Park$8,420,605-23%2,352-205$3,580$270,960,4287Universal
6Coneheads$7,100,501--1,978--$3,590$7,100,5011Paramount
7Sleepless in Seattle$5,754,245-22%1,615-42$3,563$40,520,3655TriStar
8Hocus Pocus$5,529,888-32%1,47242$3,757$13,655,3592Disney
9Another Stakeout$5,418,316--1,185--$4,572$5,418,3161Disney
10Rookie of the Year$4,524,438-32%1,5441$2,930$20,279,8413Fox