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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, Jul. 27 - Sun, Jul. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghostbusters$7,434,846-12%1,458-10$5,099$142,439,4408Columbia
2The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1984)$5,291,670--1,430--$3,700$5,291,6701Disney
3Gremlins$4,596,286-17%1,411-126$3,257$71,809,3298Warner Bros.
4The Karate Kid (1984)$3,891,130-8%1,0692$3,640$27,730,2076Columbia
5Best Defense$3,175,612-60%1,4250$2,228$11,047,9092Paramount
6Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom$2,591,995-15%1,05230$2,464$108,159,89510Paramount
7Meatballs Part II$2,515,268--1,252--$2,009$2,515,2681TriStar