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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. 23 - Sun, Apr. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix$12,643,423-30%2,9030$4,355$117,086,2504Warner Bros.
2Life$11,257,995-45%2,5973$4,335$31,672,7702Universal
3Never Been Kissed$6,014,493-28%2,50042$2,406$26,262,6893Fox
4Pushing Tin$3,555,032--1,283--$2,771$3,555,0321Fox
5Analyze This$3,107,637-21%2,130-177$1,459$72,697,0048Warner Bros.
6Lost and Found (1999)$3,024,709--2,469--$1,225$3,024,7091Warner Bros.
710 Things I Hate About You$2,717,023-27%2,235-76$1,216$19,830,4935Disney
8Go$2,020,829-33%1,5630$1,293$9,745,9363Sony / Columbia
9The Out-of-Towners$2,017,725-35%2,1289$948$18,367,4504Paramount
10Forces of Nature$1,624,689-34%1,950-264$833$36,777,3676DreamWorks