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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, Jan. 6 - Sun, Jan. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dumb and Dumber$9,177,151-22%2,53562$3,620$25,540,5934New Line
2Disclosure$7,261,884-38%2,082-86$3,488$44,805,6495Warner Bros.
3Houseguest$5,831,302--1,238--$4,710$5,831,3021Disney
4Nell$4,613,817-22%1,201323$3,842$13,771,7164Fox
5The Jungle Book (1994)$4,495,094-56%2,01231$2,234$19,811,7223Disney
6I.Q.$3,718,257-42%1,4121$2,633$13,229,0693Paramount
7Richie Rich$3,652,279-47%1,76113$2,074$3,652,2794Warner Bros.
8The Santa Clause$2,092,714-74%2,002-293$1,045$106,126,5209Disney
9Speechless$2,002,893-46%1,4040$1,427$13,045,1024MGM
10Drop Zone$1,632,512-52%1,224-538$1,334$18,369,2865Paramount