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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, Jan. 28 - Sun, Jan. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eye of the Beholder$5,959,447--1,751--$3,403$5,959,4471Destination
2Next Friday$5,752,715-28%1,335160$4,309$39,382,4533New Line
3The Hurricane$5,701,085-12%2,13534$2,670$30,638,4143Universal
4Stuart Little$4,778,048-25%3,041-110$1,571$124,420,6727Sony / Columbia
5The Green Mile$4,022,589-25%2,371-112$1,697$115,519,9008Warner Bros.
6Down to You$4,019,014-47%1,9776$2,033$11,621,5212Miramax
7Galaxy Quest$3,402,089-25%2,209-50$1,540$58,770,1466DreamWorks
8Girl, Interrupted$3,254,074-25%1,9350$1,682$20,708,4587Sony / Columbia
9The Talented Mr. Ripley$2,780,431-25%2,142-73$1,298$72,089,8436Paramount
10Toy Story 2$2,341,578-21%1,796-194$1,304$234,300,55610Disney