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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, Mar. 26 - Sun, Mar. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Forces of Nature$9,439,629-30%2,224166$4,244$22,950,3572DreamWorks
2Analyze This$8,671,921-26%2,5370$3,418$54,334,4454Warner Bros.
3EDtv$8,311,290--2,627--$3,164$8,311,2901Universal
4The Mod Squad$6,064,716--2,290--$2,648$6,064,7161MGM
5Doug's First Movie$4,470,489--2,268--$1,971$4,470,4891Disney
6Shakespeare in Love$4,284,16944%1,931665$2,219$59,097,73616Miramax
7True Crime$3,352,244-36%1,8520$1,810$8,628,3532Warner Bros.
8Life is Beautiful$3,244,28445%1,121474$2,894$29,329,25723Miramax
9Baby Geniuses$2,732,501-37%1,7024$1,605$12,658,1963Sony / Columbia
10Cruel Intentions$2,274,293-43%1,951-284$1,166$26,310,4774Sony / Columbia