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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. 27 - Sun, Mar. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$19,631,803-7%3,03529$6,468$426,978,97111Paramount
2The Wedding Singer$8,719,890-29%2,826-11$3,086$24,000,9073New Line
3Good Will Hunting$6,636,8613%2,20318$3,013$63,103,54513Miramax
4Dark City$5,576,953--1,754--$3,180$5,576,9531New Line
5As Good as It Gets$4,057,720-12%1,831-6$2,216$112,849,21810Sony / TriStar
6Sphere$3,809,123-50%2,238-576$1,702$13,646,0533Warner Bros.
7Krippendorf's Tribe$3,316,377--1,529--$2,169$3,316,3771Disney
8Senseless$2,786,952-48%1,8507$1,506$8,124,6032Miramax / Dimension
9The Borrowers$2,771,184-31%1,60613$1,726$12,857,5673PolyGram
10Kissing a Fool$2,308,145--1,742--$1,325$2,308,1451Universal