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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, Oct. 14 - Sun, Oct. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pulp Fiction$9,311,882--1,338--$6,960$9,311,8821Miramax
2The Specialist$8,972,766-37%2,5220$3,558$23,290,5312Warner Bros.
3Wes Craven's New Nightmare$6,667,118--1,850--$3,604$6,667,1181New Line
4The River Wild$5,231,790-26%2,15337$2,430$22,556,0353Universal
5Little Giants$4,778,029--2,022--$2,363$4,778,0291Warner Bros.
6Only You$4,114,777-28%1,6000$2,572$9,826,5152TriStar
7Forrest Gump$3,272,015-17%2,070-254$1,581$178,742,74515Paramount
8Exit to Eden$3,012,695--1,670--$1,804$3,012,6951Savoy
9Timecop$1,770,990-45%1,482-745$1,195$30,687,6105Universal