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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, Jul. 21 - Sun, Jul. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Lies Beneath$29,703,529--2,813--$10,559$29,703,5291DreamWorks
2X-Men$23,468,310-57%3,11287$7,541$99,320,8672Fox
3Pokemon: The Movie 2000$19,575,608--2,752--$7,113$19,575,6081Warner Bros.
4Scary Movie$15,124,155-42%3,301149$4,582$117,223,1753Miramax / Dimension
5The Perfect Storm$9,680,952-43%3,203-204$3,022$145,357,7264Warner Bros.
6Disney's The Kid$6,688,762-36%2,34323$2,855$42,334,4883Disney
7The Patriot$6,240,288-41%2,751-310$2,268$93,408,1424Sony / Columbia
8Loser$6,008,611--2,016--$2,980$6,008,6111Sony / Columbia
9Chicken Run$4,602,125-42%2,577-376$1,786$53,153,8385DreamWorks
10Me, Myself & Irene$3,022,477-47%2,450-400$1,234$83,007,3645Fox