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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, Dec. 5 - Sun, Dec. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Last Samurai$24,271,066--2,908--$8,346$24,271,0661Warner Bros.
2Honey (2003)$12,856,990--1,942--$6,620$12,856,9901Universal
3The Haunted Mansion$9,394,116-61%3,1220$3,009$45,976,8502Disney
4Elf$8,026,797-63%3,119-83$2,574$139,541,6245New Line
5Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$7,141,580-71%3,409-58$2,095$85,299,3363Universal
6Bad Santa$7,014,010-43%2,09186$3,354$27,143,6782Miramax / Dimension
7Gothika$5,249,665-59%2,205-177$2,381$49,546,5183Warner Bros.
8The Missing$4,033,933-63%2,7560$1,464$21,804,8552Sony / Columbia
9Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$3,723,087-69%2,344-359$1,588$72,557,2874Fox
10Love Actually$3,562,235-57%1,672-42$2,131$48,747,7665Universal