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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. 2 - Sun, Nov. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monsters, Inc.$62,577,806--3,237--$19,332$62,577,8061Disney
2The One (2001)$19,112,467--2,894--$6,604$19,112,4671Sony / Columbia
3Domestic Disturbance$14,033,112--2,910--$4,822$14,033,1121Paramount
4K-PAX$10,065,424-42%2,5454$3,955$31,525,7952Universal
5Thirteen Ghosts$7,875,510-48%2,7810$2,832$23,040,8652Warner Bros.
6Riding in Cars with Boys$4,056,350-33%2,554-216$1,588$20,472,3963Sony / Columbia
7From Hell$3,504,412-42%1,947-387$1,800$20,538,2423Fox
8Training Day$3,052,422-41%1,805-523$1,691$53,452,8225Warner Bros.
9Bandits$2,824,822-44%2,116-899$1,335$29,227,5364MGM
10Serendipity$2,393,304-37%1,640-563$1,459$33,727,2705Miramax