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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, Jul. 23 - Sun, Jul. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Haunting$33,433,752--2,808--$11,907$33,433,7521DreamWorks
2Inspector Gadget$21,889,138--2,814--$7,779$21,889,1381Disney
3American Pie$10,111,774-25%2,54426$3,975$64,511,6183Universal
4Eyes Wide Shut$10,075,471-54%2,48372$4,058$31,781,6342Warner Bros.
5Big Daddy$6,005,536-42%2,904-350$2,068$94,002,1405Sony / Columbia
6Lake Placid$5,592,716-49%2,1015$2,662$21,254,4832Fox
7Wild Wild West$5,332,938-47%3,045-297$1,751$104,114,0084Warner Bros.
8Tarzan (1999)$4,879,671-35%2,281-557$2,139$95,558,5956Disney
9The Wood$4,822,164-43%1,1910$4,049$13,337,3872Paramount
10Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$4,197,109-26%1,615-235$2,599$402,774,70210Fox