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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. 30 - Sun, Sep. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Child's Play 3$5,718,940--2,126--$2,690$5,718,9401Universal
2Terminator 2: Judgment Day$5,401,29332%1,888-188$2,861$183,125,2939TriStar
3Hot Shots!$5,283,76113%1,921-77$2,751$35,149,1305Fox
4Doc Hollywood$4,915,49316%1,679-15$2,928$27,838,9595Warner Bros.
5Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$3,158,52553%1,575210$2,005$98,477,10412Warner Bros.
6Double Impact$2,426,567-10%1,566-150$1,550$17,206,3904Columbia
7City Slickers$1,980,73239%1,020-40$1,942$76,142,66213Columbia
8Pure Luck$1,828,760-9%1,396-161$1,310$12,135,1554Universal
9101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$1,572,15019%1,437-121$1,094$34,257,7038Disney
10Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man$1,463,603-33%1,1960$1,224$3,664,1522MGM