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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, Nov. 2 - Sun, Nov. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Gangster$43,565,115--3,054--$14,265$43,565,1151Universal
2Bee Movie$38,021,674--3,928--$9,680$38,021,6741Paramount / DreamWorks
3Saw IV$10,349,870-67%3,1830$3,252$50,400,1822Lionsgate
4Dan in Real Life$7,870,277-33%1,9254$4,088$22,695,3262Disney
5The Game Plan$3,932,436-36%2,844-498$1,383$82,035,3226Disney
630 Days of Night$3,742,351-45%2,627-232$1,425$33,969,2613Sony / Columbia
7Martian Child$3,376,669--2,020--$1,672$3,376,6691New Line
8Michael Clayton$2,784,795-43%2,107-478$1,322$33,081,8765Warner Bros.
9Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$2,603,871-54%1,403-494$1,856$51,059,1684Lionsgate
10Gone Baby Gone$2,237,915-41%1,617-96$1,384$14,792,4033Miramax