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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, Nov. 22 - Sun, Nov. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Addams Family$24,203,754--2,411--$10,039$24,203,7541Paramount
2Cape Fear$10,033,295-2%1,702778$5,895$20,294,3202Universal
3An American Tail: Fievel Goes West$3,435,625--1,680--$2,045$3,435,6251Universal
4Curly Sue$2,375,146-43%1,6340$1,454$21,832,7265Warner Bros.
5All I Want for Christmas$1,672,215-50%1,5070$1,110$8,654,1103Paramount
6The People Under the Stairs$1,629,605-46%1,552-286$1,050$14,569,4234Universal
7Little Man Tate$1,456,093-32%1,008-4$1,445$15,335,3187Orion
8Billy Bathgate$987,830-48%1,005-172$983$10,671,1524Disney