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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, Mar. 17 - Sun, Mar. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Outbreak$10,808,607-19%2,23015$4,847$24,228,9942Warner Bros.
2Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh$6,046,825--1,605--$3,767$6,046,8251Gramercy
3Man of the House (1995)$5,780,974-15%2,0595$2,808$22,046,7803Disney
4Bye Bye, Love$4,523,048--1,378--$3,282$4,523,0481Fox
5The Brady Bunch Movie$2,283,702-32%1,905-36$1,199$21,965,0665Paramount
6Pulp Fiction$2,009,183-6%1,13572$1,770$66,211,76223Miramax
7Just Cause$1,744,297-43%1,601-447$1,090$27,020,5165Warner Bros.
8Forrest Gump$1,605,419-11%1,11916$1,435$199,772,24937Paramount
9Roommates$1,490,364-42%1,201-71$1,241$8,113,8263Disney
10Hideaway (1995)$1,241,814-50%1,702-198$730$8,963,1243Sony / TriStar