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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, Nov. 28 - Sun, Nov. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$16,881,888--1,349--$12,514$25,402,3661Paramount
2An American Tail$7,412,81542%1,2493$5,935$12,647,2612Universal
3Crocodile Dundee$7,266,86731%1,4950$4,861$60,860,97810Paramount
4Song of the South (1986 re-issue)$5,205,17524%1,52924$3,404$9,408,2862Disney
5The Color of Money$3,204,80628%1,170-13$2,739$30,125,5527Disney
6Firewalker$2,935,614-29%1,1200$2,621$7,065,9372Cannon
7Peggy Sue Got Married$2,643,64013%1,058-47$2,499$29,554,5948TriStar
8Soul Man$2,438,76811%1,220-100$1,999$18,889,5026New World