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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, Apr. 8 - Sun, Apr. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sahara (2005)$18,068,604--3,154--$5,729$18,068,6041Paramount
2Sin City$14,154,696-51%3,2300$4,382$50,765,6362Miramax / Dimension
3Fever Pitch (2005)$12,400,544--3,267--$3,796$12,400,5441Fox
4Guess Who$7,018,655-45%3,064-83$2,291$51,021,3253Sony / Columbia
5Beauty Shop$6,809,193-47%2,6590$2,561$26,124,9552MGM
6Robots$4,651,399-53%2,713-313$1,714$111,041,4985Fox
7Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$4,184,287-49%3,011-222$1,390$37,533,4363Warner Bros.
8The Pacifier$3,116,007-46%2,375-476$1,312$100,559,5376Disney
9The Ring Two$2,867,622-50%2,407-772$1,191$72,281,0154DreamWorks
10The Upside of Anger$2,500,503-38%1,15140$2,172$12,201,2945New Line