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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, May. 9 - Sun, May. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$51,190,224-48%4,1116$12,452$177,826,1392Paramount
2What Happens in Vegas$20,172,856--3,215--$6,275$20,172,8561Fox
3Speed Racer$18,561,376--3,606--$5,147$18,561,3761Warner Bros.
4Made of Honor$8,116,061-45%2,7345$2,969$26,790,3732Sony / Columbia
5Baby Mama$6,225,964-38%2,62779$2,370$40,837,0313Universal
6Forgetting Sarah Marshall$3,839,141-37%2,376-496$1,616$50,782,9774Universal
7Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$3,106,538-49%2,264-281$1,372$30,668,3433Warner Bros. / New Line
8The Forbidden Kingdom$2,170,031-48%1,724-1236$1,259$48,532,4484Lionsgate
9Nim's Island$1,463,622-45%1,601-877$914$44,390,5316Fox
10Prom Night (2008)$1,013,588-58%1,465-969$692$42,782,7895Sony / Screen Gems