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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. 2 - Sun, May. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Breakdown$12,307,128--2,108--$5,838$12,307,1281Paramount
2Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery$9,548,111--2,187--$4,366$9,548,1111New Line
3Volcano$9,099,743-38%2,7773$3,277$23,681,4832Fox
4Liar Liar$5,858,010-18%2,675-188$2,190$151,491,3067Universal
5Romy & Michele's High School Reunion$5,326,806-28%1,6064$3,317$12,756,2122Disney
6Anaconda$4,720,202-36%2,4560$1,922$40,673,6094Sony / Columbia
7Warriors of Virtue$3,277,084--2,101--$1,560$3,277,0841MGM
8The Saint$3,061,024-39%2,118-382$1,445$42,340,9135Paramount
9Murder at 1600$2,845,827-41%1,970-188$1,445$15,633,3043Warner Bros.
10Grosse Pointe Blank$2,051,361-34%1,177-65$1,743$16,769,5074Disney