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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. 6 - Sun, Jan. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hostel$19,557,541--2,195--$8,910$19,557,5411Lionsgate
2The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$15,642,455-39%3,514-339$4,451$247,778,2085Disney
3King Kong (2005)$12,622,303-49%3,482-145$3,625$192,679,7314Universal
4Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$11,918,526-28%3,182126$3,746$81,077,2643Sony / Columbia
5Cheaper by the Dozen 2$8,433,267-42%3,108-103$2,713$66,555,3563Fox
6Munich$7,565,79859%1,485953$5,095$25,348,6813Universal
7Memoirs of a Geisha$6,111,576-21%1,58942$3,846$39,863,3153Sony / Columbia
8Rumor Has It$5,700,513-39%2,766-49$2,061$35,204,8923Warner Bros.
9The Family Stone$4,608,371-43%2,085-379$2,210$53,175,7494Fox
10The Ringer$4,249,862-31%1,688-165$2,518$27,758,5733Fox Searchlight