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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, Nov. 5 - Sun, Nov. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bone Collector$16,712,020--2,587--$6,460$16,712,0201Universal
2House on Haunted Hill (1999)$7,711,699-52%2,7100$2,846$27,984,3892Warner Bros.
3The Bachelor$7,480,288--2,522--$2,966$7,480,2881New Line
4The Insider$6,712,361--1,809--$3,711$6,712,3611Disney
5The Best Man$4,340,850-31%1,290-58$3,365$14,932,6323Universal
6Double Jeopardy$4,326,785-20%2,722-264$1,590$103,970,9987Paramount
7American Beauty$3,324,526-12%1,55325$2,141$58,751,7078DreamWorks
8The Sixth Sense$3,131,538-2%1,802-249$1,738$263,026,34214Disney
9Music of the Heart$2,821,480-23%1,3534$2,085$7,791,5792Miramax
10Fight Club$2,423,069-26%1,603-340$1,512$31,910,7194Fox