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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. 3 - Sun, Jan. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$25,017,530-49%3,6220$6,907$261,031,9443New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$21,143,257-30%3,17014$6,670$97,439,2732DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$11,126,433-28%2,7550$4,039$68,810,7813Warner Bros.
4Maid in Manhattan$8,620,517-31%3,050112$2,826$76,327,2894Sony / Columbia
5Gangs of New York$7,327,177-33%2,305115$3,179$47,084,9833Miramax
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$5,509,680-25%2,881-131$1,912$31,528,9363Paramount
7Drumline$5,303,002-35%1,653-16$3,208$47,541,5814Fox
8Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$4,655,191-28%2,015-490$2,310$252,104,9098Warner Bros.
9The Hot Chick$3,631,339-25%2,160-86$1,681$29,853,0734Disney
10Die Another Day$2,939,517-33%1,808-67$1,626$153,770,2557MGM