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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. 21 - Sun, May. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$64,820,970--2,970--$21,825$105,670,1261Fox
2The Mummy (1999)$13,792,708-45%3,27650$4,210$100,211,6503Universal
3Entrapment$6,312,182-30%2,869-10$2,200$47,860,8994Fox
4The Matrix$2,874,972-37%2,521-194$1,140$149,509,6518Warner Bros.
5A Midsummer Night's Dream$2,608,636-39%1,09313$2,387$6,894,2562Fox Searchlight
6Never Been Kissed$1,745,212-30%1,888-386$924$37,584,9587Fox
7Life$1,565,215-45%1,720-527$910$46,228,4906Universal
8Shakespeare in Love$745,4005%1,223320$609$70,443,84224Miramax
9Analyze This$629,481-32%1,123-465$561$78,149,58012Warner Bros.