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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.

 

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Police Academy 3: Back in Training$9,049,586--1,788--$5,061$9,049,5861Warner Bros.
2Gung Ho$4,953,549-31%1,1500$4,307$12,124,3792Paramount
3Pretty in Pink$3,144,471-25%1,112-5$2,828$18,296,0974Paramount
4The Color Purple$2,865,833-5%1,082-25$2,649$54,466,77114Warner Bros.
5Down and Out in Beverly Hills$2,519,957-12%1,031-47$2,444$37,088,5388Disney
6The Care Bears Movie 2$2,489,750--1,446--$1,722$2,489,7503Columbia
7House$1,190,562-46%1,014-326$1,174$12,984,3744New World
8GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords$531,905--1,045--$509$531,9051Atlantic