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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, Sep. 3 - Sun, Sep. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$22,897,69114%2,77512$8,251$169,230,5135Disney
2Runaway Bride$8,610,28726%3,10515$2,773$135,337,8046Paramount
3The 13th Warrior$6,601,306-36%2,3137$2,854$20,388,3012Disney
4Bowfinger$5,824,024-12%2,702-30$2,155$54,302,7574Universal
5Chill Factor$5,810,531--2,558--$2,272$5,810,5311Warner Bros.
6Mickey Blue Eyes$5,513,8132%2,230-343$2,473$27,368,3683Warner Bros.
7The Thomas Crown Affair$4,697,6612%1,977-118$2,376$55,947,4055MGM
8The Muse$3,452,346-12%1,262-1$2,736$8,341,1142October
9Outside Providence$3,370,662--1,050--$3,210$3,937,9441Miramax
10The Blair Witch Project$3,350,886-21%2,297-55$1,459$86,381,4416Artisan