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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. 16 - Sun, Nov. 18

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$90,294,428--3,672--$24,590$90,294,4281Warner Bros.
2Monsters, Inc.$22,718,032-50%3,461192$6,564$156,342,1933Disney
3Shallow Hal$12,107,519-46%2,79929$4,326$40,688,0002Fox
4Domestic Disturbance$5,377,031-38%2,881-29$1,866$28,050,5653Paramount
5Heist$4,682,249-40%1,8910$2,476$12,505,7702Warner Bros.
6The One (2001)$4,104,866-55%2,433-461$1,687$38,272,8573Sony / Columbia
7K-PAX$3,138,907-51%2,325-256$1,350$45,327,8304Universal
8Life as a House$2,646,422-31%1,2880$2,055$7,343,8164New Line
9Thirteen Ghosts$2,132,473-52%1,627-724$1,311$29,618,6894Warner Bros.