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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, Apr. 13 - Sun, Apr. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$14,064,921-25%2,377151$5,917$58,277,0293New Line
2Pretty Woman$10,117,891-10%1,7070$5,927$45,140,3704Disney
3The Hunt for Red October$4,261,262-15%1,702-63$2,504$67,227,3697Paramount
4Ernest Goes to Jail$4,249,910-31%1,95613$2,173$10,393,2822Disney
5The First Power$3,819,013-33%1,3364$2,859$9,496,7282Orion
6Crazy People$3,357,800--1,389--$2,417$3,357,8001Paramount
7I Love You to Death$2,655,375-34%1,09523$2,425$6,670,0152TriStar
8Driving Miss Daisy$2,243,724-30%1,387-141$1,618$66,869,16418Warner Bros.
9Cry-Baby$1,551,180-48%1,2367$1,255$4,556,0852Universal
10Opportunity Knocks$1,172,600-44%1,066-209$1,100$6,782,6003Universal