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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, Mar. 4 - Sun, Mar. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pacifier$30,552,341--3,131--$9,758$30,552,3411Disney
2Be Cool$23,450,631--3,216--$7,292$23,450,6311MGM
3Hitch$12,117,727-41%3,438-133$3,525$138,005,0824Sony / Columbia
4Diary of a Mad Black Woman$11,026,571-50%1,703220$6,475$37,077,4392Lionsgate
5Million Dollar Baby$8,135,25011%2,350225$3,462$76,609,93212Warner Bros.
6Constantine$6,127,024-49%2,758-248$2,222$60,654,1613Warner Bros.
7Cursed$3,867,052-60%2,8050$1,379$15,283,8442Miramax / Dimension
8Man of the House (2005)$3,506,357-61%2,4220$1,448$13,981,1852Sony / Columbia
9Because of Winn-Dixie$3,200,217-53%2,506-682$1,277$26,778,4073Fox
10The Jacket$2,723,850--1,331--$2,046$2,723,8501Warner Independent