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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. 4 - Sun, Feb. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ace Ventura: Pet Detective$12,115,105--1,750--$6,923$12,115,1051Warner Bros.
2Mrs. Doubtfire$6,916,809-11%2,138-111$3,235$122,217,83311Fox
3Philadelphia$5,819,694-20%1,59432$3,651$24,222,0447TriStar
4My Father the Hero$5,645,251--1,193--$4,732$5,645,2511Disney
5I'll Do Anything$4,702,625--1,205--$3,903$4,702,6251Columbia
6Grumpy Old Men$4,522,020-11%1,722-3$2,626$39,837,7127Warner Bros.
7Blink$3,948,157-10%1,54013$2,564$8,358,2342New Line
8Intersection$2,553,039-36%1,3000$1,964$14,372,8913Paramount
9Iron Will$2,304,541-27%1,527-335$1,509$14,906,7774Disney
10The Pelican Brief$2,085,504-26%1,695-35$1,230$64,110,1618Warner Bros.