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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. 17 - Sun, Apr. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1City of Angels$12,332,194-20%2,329117$5,295$27,701,2422Warner Bros.
2The Object of My Affection$9,725,855--1,890--$5,146$9,725,8551Fox
3Lost in Space$7,451,911-44%3,3060$2,254$41,002,2223New Line
4Titanic$7,407,223-13%3,012-253$2,459$554,058,75118Paramount
5Paulie$5,370,465--1,553--$3,458$5,370,4651DreamWorks
6Species II$4,013,009-45%2,5100$1,599$11,287,0172MGM
7The Odd Couple II$3,775,347-22%1,852202$2,039$8,585,6352Paramount
8Mercury Rising$3,728,905-32%2,213-186$1,685$19,291,3453Universal
9Major League: Back to the Minors$2,087,011--2,322--$899$2,087,0111Warner Bros.
10As Good as It Gets$1,556,939-24%1,205-209$1,292$142,061,81317Sony / TriStar