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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, Dec. 1 - Sun, Dec. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$17,545,110-53%3,8040$4,612$121,504,5493Warner Bros.
2Casino Royale (2006)$15,112,322-51%3,386-57$4,463$115,877,0423Sony / Columbia
3Deja Vu (2006)$10,948,465-47%3,1080$3,523$44,009,6712Disney
4The Nativity Story$7,849,304--3,083--$2,546$7,849,3041New Line
5Deck the Halls$6,676,106-44%3,2050$2,083$25,015,8012Fox
6The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$4,894,307-51%2,617-426$1,870$73,039,3575Disney
7Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$4,747,198-54%2,237-315$2,122$116,240,6435Fox
8Turistas$3,582,062--1,570--$2,282$3,582,0621Fox Atomic
9Stranger Than Fiction$3,356,657-41%1,804-454$1,861$36,910,0964Sony / Columbia
10National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj$2,313,616--1,979--$1,169$2,313,6161MGM