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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. 22 - Sun, May. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Godzilla (1998)$44,048,282--3,310--$13,308$62,582,6591Sony / TriStar
2Deep Impact$15,682,122-33%3,25058$4,825$95,208,2193Paramount
3The Horse Whisperer$11,800,000-14%2,04910$5,759$25,485,4882Disney
4Bulworth$10,515,8397315%2,0472045$5,137$10,657,6552Fox
5Quest for Camelot$6,309,7934%3,1070$2,031$12,351,3952Warner Bros.
6Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas$4,335,095--1,126--$3,850$4,335,0951Universal
7City of Angels$3,246,2955%1,967-278$1,650$54,386,7497Warner Bros.
8Titanic$2,970,11641%2,00818$1,479$576,345,21523Paramount
9He Got Game$1,767,185-28%1,244-170$1,421$15,534,2804Disney
10Paulie$920,815-43%1,502-310$613$21,687,0246DreamWorks