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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, Feb. 6 - Sun, Feb. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$23,027,716-11%2,956103$7,790$337,352,8658Paramount
2The Replacement Killers$8,046,509--1,936--$4,156$8,046,5091Sony / Columbia
3Good Will Hunting$6,828,903-19%2,157326$3,166$40,740,72210Miramax
4Blues Brothers 2000$6,129,615--2,507--$2,445$6,129,6151Universal
5Great Expectations (1998)$5,302,676-45%1,90639$2,782$14,895,9662Fox
6As Good as It Gets$5,029,019-24%1,79517$2,802$92,284,5567Sony / TriStar
7Spice World$4,010,133-43%2,272-67$1,765$21,565,0433Sony / Columbia
8Wag the Dog$3,372,808-29%1,586-99$2,127$28,100,1387New Line
9Desperate Measures$3,004,790-48%1,9630$1,531$8,838,2022Sony / Columbia
10Deep Rising$2,517,485-47%1,78830$1,408$7,255,2782Disney