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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. 28 - Sun, Dec. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$35,673,136-20%3,8320$9,309$124,076,2212Disney
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$29,030,3143%3,484-15$8,332$141,400,8723Fox
3I Am Legend$27,413,448-18%3,63616$7,539$194,490,3613Warner Bros.
4Charlie Wilson's War$12,011,82324%2,5750$4,665$34,750,3812Universal
5Juno$10,634,821211%1,01921$10,437$26,017,6811Fox Searchlight
6Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$10,058,993--2,611--$3,853$26,888,5171Fox
7P.S. I Love You$9,289,09843%2,46410$3,770$23,587,1332Warner Bros.
8The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$9,185,161--2,772--$3,314$16,796,2461Sony / Columbia
9Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$8,195,028-12%1,2490$6,561$30,611,0132Paramount / DreamWorks
10Enchanted$6,432,36652%2,26235$2,844$110,582,0916Disney