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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, May. 12 - Sun, May. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$25,009,925-48%4,0595$6,162$85,101,5522Paramount
2Poseidon$22,157,727--3,555--$6,233$22,157,7271Warner Bros.
3RV$9,950,245-10%3,536-115$2,814$43,269,5813Sony / Columbia
4Just My Luck$5,692,211--2,541--$2,240$5,692,2111Fox
5An American Haunting$3,564,379-38%1,70328$2,093$10,817,3362Freestyle
6United 93$3,509,831-34%1,87152$1,876$25,554,9543Universal
7Stick It$3,167,569-42%2,009-35$1,577$22,145,7783Disney
8Ice Age: The Meltdown$3,151,053-24%1,879-547$1,677$187,569,9777Fox
9Akeelah and the Bee$2,402,894-29%1,176-1019$2,043$14,009,3193Lionsgate
10Hoot$2,292,677-32%3,0180$760$6,384,2612New Line