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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, May. 31 - Sun, Jun. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible$21,629,760-52%3,0120$7,181$107,156,9232Paramount
2Twister (1996)$17,112,505-42%2,8080$6,094$103,587,1624Warner Bros.
3Dragonheart$15,027,150--2,130--$7,055$15,027,1501Universal
4Eddie$8,041,972--1,989--$4,043$8,041,9721Disney
5The Arrival$4,806,763--1,693--$2,839$4,806,7631Orion
6Spy Hard$4,321,588-59%2,31933$1,864$14,770,0082Disney
7Flipper (1996)$1,916,040-65%2,281-138$840$11,532,0753Universal
8The Truth About Cats & Dogs$1,179,937-56%1,174-367$1,005$23,276,0886Fox
9The Craft$1,012,512-62%1,375-387$736$17,035,0105Sony / Columbia