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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. 21 - Sun, Dec. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$44,783,411--3,832--$11,687$44,783,4111Disney
2I Am Legend$33,502,488-57%3,62014$9,255$136,769,6692Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks$28,178,421-36%3,49924$8,053$84,043,8002Fox
4Charlie Wilson's War$9,657,359--2,575--$3,750$9,657,3591Universal
5Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$9,301,201--1,249--$7,447$9,301,2011Paramount / DreamWorks
6P.S. I Love You$6,480,554--2,454--$2,641$6,480,5541Warner Bros.
7The Golden Compass$4,557,064-48%2,953-575$1,543$51,282,1913New Line
8Enchanted$4,222,894-24%2,227-839$1,896$100,434,3485Disney
9Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story$4,173,273--2,650--$1,575$4,173,2731Sony / Columbia
10No Country for Old Men$1,874,865-34%1,222-126$1,534$36,907,5707Miramax