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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, Apr. 25 - Sun, Apr. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Volcano$14,581,740--2,774--$5,257$14,581,7401Fox
2Romy & Michele's High School Reunion$7,429,406--1,602--$4,638$7,429,4061Disney
3Anaconda$7,318,954-39%2,4560$2,980$35,953,4073Sony / Columbia
4Liar Liar$7,186,946-29%2,863-46$2,510$143,843,1176Universal
5The Saint$5,007,093-30%2,5000$2,003$39,279,8894Paramount
6Murder at 1600$4,825,209-39%2,1586$2,236$12,787,4772Warner Bros.
7Grosse Pointe Blank$3,098,353-35%1,2426$2,495$14,718,1463Disney
8Scream$1,405,839-10%1,21663$1,156$65,351,09319Miramax / Dimension
9The Devil's Own$1,154,808-52%1,270-734$909$29,028,8975Sony / Columbia
10That Old Feeling$1,088,665-48%1,344-239$810$11,743,1354Universal