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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.

 

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$25,764,991-3%2,395234$10,758$69,336,6272Disney
2Bowfinger$18,063,207--2,706--$6,675$18,063,2071Universal
3The Blair Witch Project$14,501,038-40%2,412270$6,012$71,545,9893Artisan
4Runaway Bride$13,756,269-34%3,21251$4,283$97,766,9693Paramount
5The Thomas Crown Affair$10,071,935-31%2,4270$4,150$30,653,0622MGM
6Deep Blue Sea$6,652,140-41%2,710-191$2,455$36,964,3423Warner Bros.
7Inspector Gadget$6,041,782-34%2,591-271$2,332$75,290,5714Disney
8Mystery Men$4,711,922-53%2,1426$2,200$19,324,2782Universal
9Brokedown Palace$3,871,616--1,740--$2,225$3,871,6161Fox
10The Iron Giant$3,747,624-35%2,1790$1,720$9,480,2383Warner Bros.