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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. 21 - Sun, Apr. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Silent Hill$20,151,766--2,926--$6,887$20,151,7661Sony / Columbia
2Scary Movie 4$16,815,721-58%3,67472$4,577$67,477,3232Weinstein / Dimension
3The Sentinel$14,366,654--2,819--$5,096$14,366,6541Fox
4Ice Age: The Meltdown$13,284,115-34%3,540-333$3,753$168,345,9594Fox
5The Wild$8,332,922-14%2,8540$2,920$22,240,7932Disney
6The Benchwarmers$7,255,149-27%3,094-188$2,345$47,099,4403Sony / Columbia
7Take the Lead$4,176,517-38%2,413-596$1,731$29,487,4503New Line
8Inside Man$3,748,297-42%2,021-456$1,855$81,316,7275Universal
9American Dreamz$3,668,519--1,500--$2,446$3,668,5191Universal
10Thank You for Smoking$2,781,052-38%1,0205$2,727$15,779,6536Fox Searchlight