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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, Jun. 29 - Sun, Jul. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Days of Thunder$15,490,445--2,307--$6,715$15,490,4451Paramount
2Dick Tracy$10,101,204-35%2,3320$4,332$48,191,9523Disney
3Robocop 2$6,375,336-55%1,7724$3,598$20,520,7472Orion
4Total Recall (1990)$6,000,640-28%1,961-170$3,060$91,549,1025TriStar
5Another 48 HRS.$5,408,542-29%2,063-238$2,622$23,769,1074Paramount
6Ghost Dad$4,803,480--1,213--$3,960$4,803,4801Universal
7Gremlins 2: The New Batch$4,587,698-35%2,137-18$2,147$21,367,6163Warner Bros.
8Betsy's Wedding$3,247,099-30%1,05810$3,069$7,909,5872Disney
9Pretty Woman$3,107,882-8%1,305-179$2,382$108,504,78615Disney
10Back to the Future Part III$2,922,014-24%1,546-192$1,890$68,924,7606Universal