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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, Jan. 8 - Sun, Jan. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Civil Action$15,163,48421296%1,8021800$8,415$15,304,4321Disney
2Patch Adams$12,686,741-33%2,77018$4,580$83,502,3473Universal
3You've Got Mail$8,102,869-43%2,948172$2,749$90,109,6504Warner Bros.
4Stepmom$7,905,200-46%2,3580$3,353$62,011,5543Sony / TriStar
5The Prince of Egypt$6,074,084-46%2,947-255$2,061$74,863,7154DreamWorks
6Mighty Joe Young$5,041,684-38%2,55915$1,970$16,301,7203Disney
7A Bug's Life$4,723,615-47%2,500-51$1,889$142,958,5677Disney
8The Faculty$4,086,045-45%2,3650$1,728$15,841,9623Miramax / Dimension
9Enemy of the State$3,112,469-35%1,57637$1,975$72,465,1458Disney
10Star Trek: Insurrection$2,960,225-38%2,161-355$1,370$45,376,1595Paramount