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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, Oct. 10 - Sun, Oct. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$17,502,930-40%3,2183$5,439$52,533,6472Disney
2Quarantine$14,210,663--2,461--$5,774$14,210,6631Sony / Screen Gems
3Body of Lies$12,884,573--2,710--$4,754$12,884,5731Warner Bros.
4Eagle Eye$10,913,515-38%3,61498$3,020$70,410,1333Paramount / DreamWorks
5Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$6,419,779-43%2,4210$2,652$20,730,9462Sony / Columbia
6The Express$4,560,898--2,808--$1,624$4,560,8981Universal
7Nights in Rodanthe$4,542,004-38%2,575-127$1,764$32,298,5193Warner Bros.
8Appaloosa$3,322,609-34%1,290245$2,576$10,866,9104Warner Bros. / New Line
9The Duchess$3,305,729270%1,2071080$2,739$5,603,5454Paramount Vantage
10City of Ember$3,129,773--2,022--$1,548$3,129,7731Fox