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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. 14 - Sun, Jan. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Coach Carter$24,182,960--2,524--$9,581$24,182,9601Paramount
2Meet the Fockers$22,514,650-21%3,55427$6,335$234,307,5594Universal
3In Good Company$14,291,0709815%1,5661563$9,126$14,788,4203Universal
4Racing Stripes$13,919,672--3,185--$4,370$13,919,6721Warner Bros.
5Elektra$12,805,071--3,204--$3,997$12,805,0711Fox
6White Noise$12,067,778-50%2,27918$5,295$41,109,5472Universal
7The Aviator (2004)$5,057,536-33%1,95689$2,586$50,247,3014Miramax
8Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$4,039,917-46%2,540-803$1,591$111,119,5505Paramount
9Fat Albert$3,805,037-34%2,043-632$1,862$45,618,9434Fox
10National Treasure$3,295,622-22%1,610-567$2,047$164,862,5999Disney