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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.
1Critical Condition$5,715,701--1,343--$4,256$5,715,7011Paramount
2Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$4,056,512-1%1,479-397$2,743$60,099,4469Paramount
3The Golden Child$3,921,103-13%1,565-92$2,505$44,638,2676Paramount
4Crocodile Dundee$3,580,01010%1,315-44$2,722$86,596,37117Paramount
5Little Shop of Horrors$3,222,0665%1,183325$2,724$18,987,1365Warner Bros.
6Wanted: Dead or Alive$2,845,836--1,017--$2,798$2,845,8361New World
7Three Amigos$1,412,077-39%1,116-349$1,265$23,175,1496Orion
8Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986)$1,263,202-37%1,171-132$1,079$15,644,9385Disney