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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. 2 - Sun, Apr. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix$27,789,545--2,849--$9,754$37,354,9681Warner Bros.
210 Things I Hate About You$8,330,681--2,271--$3,668$8,330,6812Disney
3The Out-of-Towners$8,224,215--2,102--$3,913$8,224,2151Paramount
4Analyze This$6,332,089-27%2,335-202$2,712$60,666,5345Warner Bros.
5Forces of Nature$6,200,540-34%2,27854$2,722$29,150,8973DreamWorks
6EDtv$4,446,390-47%2,6314$1,690$12,757,6802Universal
7Shakespeare in Love$3,115,017-27%1,735-196$1,795$62,212,75317Miramax
8Doug's First Movie$3,071,684-31%2,2680$1,354$7,542,1732Disney
9Life is Beautiful$2,669,480-18%1,1309$2,362$31,998,73724Miramax
10The Mod Squad$2,568,784-58%2,2900$1,122$8,633,5002MGM