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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. 21 - Sun, Jul. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lethal Weapon 2$13,022,249-24%1,8300$7,116$50,599,1753Warner Bros.
2Batman (1989)$11,165,099-26%2,2010$5,073$187,523,0645Warner Bros.
3Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$6,432,416-27%1,49838$4,294$52,037,2835Disney
4License to Kill$5,100,314-42%1,58712$3,214$13,875,0902MGM/UA
5Peter Pan (1953) (1989 re-issue)$4,349,121-23%1,53358$2,837$9,960,9062Disney
6Dead Poets Society$3,547,080-17%1,06215$3,340$44,029,3067Disney
7Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$3,383,204-27%1,523-194$2,221$124,383,5449Paramount
8Ghostbusters II$2,883,369-33%1,758-220$1,640$98,490,2426Columbia
9Weekend at Bernie's$2,709,067-28%1,104-35$2,454$10,964,9633Fox
10UHF$2,251,831--1,295--$1,739$2,251,8311Orion