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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, May. 12 - Sun, May. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gladiator (2000)$24,644,272-29%2,9435$8,374$73,659,8412DreamWorks
2Battlefield Earth$11,548,898--3,307--$3,492$11,548,8981Warner Bros.
3U-571$5,738,954-26%2,820119$2,035$57,831,4374Universal
4Frequency$4,925,766-24%2,470-161$1,994$20,464,8493New Line
5The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$4,640,709-30%3,12574$1,485$24,412,7823Universal
6Center Stage$4,604,621--1,506--$3,058$4,604,6211Sony / Columbia
7Where the Heart Is$4,001,707-22%2,411-28$1,660$17,407,7523Fox
8Screwed$3,340,499--1,759--$1,899$3,340,4991Universal
9Love & Basketball$1,942,129-38%1,047-145$1,855$22,432,8344New Line
10Keeping the Faith$1,893,018-32%1,596-418$1,186$32,271,2445Disney