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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, Jun. 8 - Sun, Jun. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Thirteen$36,133,907--3,565--$10,136$36,133,9071Warner Bros.
2Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$21,144,126-52%4,002-360$5,283$253,441,3283Disney
3Knocked Up$19,642,874-36%2,8765$6,830$65,866,4482Universal
4Surf's Up$17,639,190--3,528--$5,000$17,639,1901Sony / Columbia
5Shrek the Third$15,316,776-45%3,925-184$3,902$281,462,7734Paramount / DreamWorks
6Hostel Part II$8,204,985--2,350--$3,491$8,204,9851Lionsgate
7Mr. Brooks$4,912,032-51%2,4530$2,002$18,595,4722MGM
8Spider-Man 3$4,304,536-43%2,570-832$1,675$325,581,1916Sony / Columbia
9Gracie$513,960-62%1,093-71$470$2,454,8382Picturehouse