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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, Sep. 7 - Sun, Sep. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
13:10 to Yuma (2007)$14,035,888--2,652--$5,293$14,035,8881Lionsgate
2Halloween (2007)$9,513,661-64%3,4753$2,738$43,709,6182MGM / Weinstein
3Superbad$7,551,394-39%3,06967$2,461$103,219,4644Sony / Columbia
4Shoot 'Em Up$5,716,554--2,108--$2,712$5,716,5541New Line
5The Bourne Ultimatum$5,673,439-46%3,010-280$1,885$210,295,9486Universal
6Balls of Fury$5,652,599-50%3,08129$1,835$24,244,1492Rogue
7Rush Hour 3$4,883,334-43%2,690-318$1,815$128,702,9765New Line
8Mr. Bean's Holiday$3,413,603-43%1,77813$1,920$25,090,8633Universal
9The Nanny Diaries$3,195,270-38%2,444-192$1,307$20,877,7483MGM / Weinstein
10Stardust$1,800,573-41%1,423-343$1,265$34,600,8015Paramount