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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, Sep. 12 - Sun, Sep. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Once Upon a Time in Mexico$23,423,307--3,282--$7,137$23,423,3071Sony / Columbia
2Matchstick Men$13,087,964--2,711--$4,828$13,087,9641Warner Bros.
3Cabin Fever$8,633,585--2,087--$4,137$8,633,5851Lionsgate
4Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$5,041,400-24%2,08357$2,420$12,869,8332Paramount
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$4,506,535-15%2,029-174$2,221$287,886,49510Disney
6Freaky Friday (2003)$4,060,525-19%2,567-406$1,582$101,966,3516Disney
7Jeepers Creepers II$3,019,325-54%2,784-340$1,085$31,867,9393MGM / United Artists
8Seabiscuit$2,754,201-26%2,102-471$1,310$113,604,4038Universal
9S.W.A.T.$2,708,067-41%2,062-538$1,313$112,790,9426Sony / Columbia
10Open Range$2,706,248-36%2,063-205$1,312$53,484,9135Disney