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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, Aug. 23 - Sun, Aug. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hot Shots!$4,676,467-26%1,998-1$2,341$29,865,3694Fox
2Doc Hollywood$4,224,933-19%1,69448$2,494$22,923,4664Warner Bros.
3Terminator 2: Judgment Day$4,089,939-26%2,076-187$1,970$175,586,2698TriStar
4Double Impact$2,700,332-40%1,716-31$1,574$14,779,8233Columbia
5Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man$2,200,549--1,196--$1,840$2,200,5491MGM
6Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$2,066,880-16%1,3652$1,514$95,318,57911Warner Bros.
7Pure Luck$2,008,530-39%1,557-12$1,290$10,306,3953Universal
8City Slickers$1,423,623-15%1,060-79$1,343$74,161,93012Columbia
9101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$1,316,595-30%1,558-155$845$32,685,5537Disney
10Regarding Henry$1,001,080-30%1,0900$918$23,613,5477Paramount