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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.

 

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Max Payne$17,639,647--3,376--$5,225$17,639,6471Fox
2Beverly Hills Chihuahua$11,422,663-35%3,23921$3,527$69,284,4123Disney
3The Secret Life of Bees$10,528,303--1,591--$6,617$10,528,3031Fox Searchlight
4W.$10,505,473--2,030--$5,175$10,505,4731Lionsgate
5Eagle Eye$7,029,252-36%3,326-288$2,113$81,021,8274Paramount / DreamWorks
6Body of Lies$6,824,192-47%2,7144$2,514$24,425,8652Warner Bros.
7Quarantine$6,085,133-57%2,4632$2,471$24,471,0182Sony / Screen Gems
8Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$3,692,919-42%2,241-180$1,648$26,502,2023Sony / Columbia
9Sex Drive$3,605,899--2,421--$1,489$3,605,8991Summit
10Nights in Rodanthe$2,657,341-41%2,115-460$1,256$36,871,7614Warner Bros.