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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. 31 - Sun, Nov. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1High School Musical 3: Senior Year$15,317,411-64%3,6263$4,224$62,033,2102Disney
2Zack and Miri Make a Porno$10,066,036--2,735--$3,680$10,066,0361The Weinstein Company
3Saw V$9,741,068-68%3,08424$3,159$45,467,4122Lionsgate
4Changeling$9,351,5351813%1,8501835$5,055$10,030,7602Universal
5The Haunting of Molly Hartley$5,423,502--2,652--$2,045$5,423,5021Freestyle
6Beverly Hills Chihuahua$4,864,114-29%3,004-186$1,619$84,180,6285Disney
7The Secret Life of Bees$4,010,554-34%1,611-19$2,489$25,298,8723Fox Searchlight
8Max Payne$3,687,483-53%2,564-817$1,438$35,539,5943Fox
9Eagle Eye$3,482,251-31%2,007-551$1,735$92,614,9796Paramount / DreamWorks
10Pride and Glory$3,363,272-46%2,5850$1,301$11,717,8572Warner Bros. / New Line