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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.
1The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear$20,817,139--2,378--$8,754$20,817,1391Paramount
2Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$13,054,762-29%2,3690$5,511$56,970,0293Warner Bros.
3City Slickers$8,937,449-17%2,10843$4,240$43,998,7064Columbia
4The Rocketeer$7,209,752-25%1,903287$3,789$16,810,5062Disney
5Dying Young$4,685,751-52%1,5520$3,019$14,411,6362Fox
6Backdraft$3,630,565-20%1,829-121$1,985$44,617,4276Universal
7Thelma and Louise$2,220,944-15%1,081-85$2,055$20,619,7056MGM
8Soapdish$2,022,494-26%1,229-46$1,646$19,107,8295Paramount
9What About Bob?$1,895,621-35%1,471-236$1,289$39,931,9967Disney
10Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead$1,713,381-39%1,442-257$1,188$12,144,7494Warner Bros.