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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. 14 - Sun, Jul. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Apollo 13$15,629,765-20%2,302102$6,790$90,928,9443Universal
2Under Siege 2: Dark Territory$12,624,402--2,150--$5,872$12,624,4021Warner Bros.
3Nine Months$12,522,240--1,458--$8,589$12,522,2401Fox
4Species$10,052,002-41%2,3100$4,352$27,213,9452MGM/UA
5Pocahontas$8,075,716-25%2,757149$2,929$67,029,1714Disney
6The Indian in the Cupboard$7,716,278--1,723--$4,478$7,716,2781Paramount
7First Knight$6,602,798-39%2,1610$3,055$17,459,2402Sony / Columbia
8Batman Forever$5,284,476-43%2,487-406$2,125$164,644,7685Warner Bros.
9Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie$2,792,331-53%2,039-370$1,369$21,832,8403Fox
10Judge Dredd$2,372,093-55%1,805-399$1,314$19,895,1373Disney