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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, Nov. 8 - Sun, Nov. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ransom$34,216,088--2,676--$12,786$34,216,0881Disney
2Romeo + Juliet$9,026,448-19%1,950674$4,629$20,159,6792Fox
3Set It Off$8,812,105--1,014--$8,690$8,812,1051New Line
4Sleepers$3,716,065-54%2,0800$1,787$33,665,9544Warner Bros.
5High School High$3,082,069-38%2,1460$1,436$14,403,5583Sony / TriStar
6The First Wives Club$2,242,056-37%1,700-351$1,319$71,295,8608Paramount
7Larger Than Life$2,017,559-47%2,4330$829$5,797,0632MGM/UA
8The Ghost and the Darkness$1,727,222-53%1,711-327$1,009$26,500,4925Paramount
9Dear God$1,508,629-53%1,77420$850$4,721,6742Paramount
10The Associate$1,403,584-55%1,634-147$859$8,783,4033Disney