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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. 26 - Sun, Jul. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1European Vacation$12,329,627--1,546--$7,975$12,329,6271Warner Bros.
2Back to the Future$9,464,804-8%1,50668$6,285$66,636,4154Universal
3E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1985 re-issue)$5,022,104-43%1,70117$2,952$13,829,1272Universal
4The Black Cauldron$4,180,110--1,276--$3,276$4,180,1101Disney
5Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome$3,594,652-33%1,412-63$2,546$16,249,8563Warner Bros.
6Silverado$3,231,315-11%1,179-11$2,741$10,385,4163Columbia
7Rambo: First Blood Part II$2,883,075-14%1,259-126$2,290$122,852,15910TriStar
8Pale Rider$1,755,325-37%1,068-333$1,644$24,697,0135Warner Bros.
9The Heavenly Kid$1,614,225--1,019--$1,584$1,614,2251Orion Pictures
10The Man with One Red Shoe$1,607,272-49%1,0495$1,532$4,746,2872Fox