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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.

 

Early Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Fri, Nov. 23 - Sun, Nov. 25

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$42,500,000-70%4,0700$10,442$226,224,6702Lionsgate / Summit
2Skyfall$35,000,000-15%3,52621$9,926$220,641,1493Sony / Columbia
3Lincoln$25,000,00019%2,018243$12,389$62,164,3833Disney / DreamWorks
4Rise of The Guardians$24,000,000--3,653--$6,570$32,567,6251Paramount / DreamWorks
5Life of Pi$22,000,000--2,927--$7,516$30,121,5871Fox
6Wreck-It Ralph$16,500,000-11%2,018-1604$8,176$149,206,0304Disney
7Red Dawn (2012)$14,600,000--2,725--$5,358$22,012,4941FilmDistrict
8Flight$8,200,000-7%2,63826$3,108$74,467,8464Paramount
9Argo$4,000,000-1%1,255-955$3,187$98,197,1517Warner Bros.

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Silver Linings Playbook$4,300,000871%367351$11,717$6,126,0982Weinstein Company

Platform (1 — 99)

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