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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. 16 - Sun, May. 18

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix Reloaded$91,773,836--3,603--$25,472$134,283,4441Warner Bros.
2Daddy Day Care$18,879,230-32%3,40838$5,540$51,056,4082Sony / Columbia
3X2: X-Men United$17,302,010-57%3,490-259$4,958$174,171,0133Fox
4Down with Love$7,001,39815596%2,1232122$3,298$7,065,1862Fox
5The Lizzie McGuire Movie$4,754,688-34%2,658-167$1,789$32,313,1113Disney
6Identity$3,664,350-43%2,196-422$1,669$45,069,1794Sony / Columbia
7Anger Management$3,555,109-38%2,476-343$1,436$128,277,6896Sony / Columbia
8Holes$3,160,881-35%2,232-220$1,416$55,961,9735Disney