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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, Jan. 2 - Sun, Jan. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$24,263,559-33%3,50525$6,923$106,661,7782Fox
2Bedtime Stories$20,501,792-25%3,6843$5,565$85,537,3562Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$18,689,361-30%2,9880$6,255$79,295,0622Paramount
4Valkyrie$14,094,728-33%2,77867$5,074$60,743,9262MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$13,910,767-16%3,4340$4,051$79,508,8163Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$10,067,478-24%2,7580$3,650$60,144,5213Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$6,940,271-22%3,091-16$2,245$43,712,4763Universal
8The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$5,049,460-34%2,337-65$2,161$74,424,1424Fox
9Doubt$5,001,119-6%1,28720$3,886$18,704,7014Miramax
10Twilight (2008)$4,648,905-2%1,88839$2,462$176,922,6217Summit