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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, Dec. 13 - Sun, Dec. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hook$13,522,866--2,197--$6,155$17,060,7011TriStar
2The Last Boy Scout$7,923,669--1,823--$4,346$7,923,6691Warner Bros.
3Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country$7,791,912-57%1,8040$4,319$25,954,7492Paramount
4The Addams Family$4,721,221-45%2,254-157$2,095$57,664,9174Paramount
5Beauty and the Beast (1991)$4,575,124-23%1,1235$4,074$32,570,4414Disney
6My Girl$4,008,801-40%2,0897$1,919$23,125,5464Columbia
7Cape Fear$2,944,725-39%1,659-42$1,775$37,355,8755Universal
8For the Boys$1,476,304-43%1,266-42$1,166$8,678,2814Fox
9An American Tail: Fievel Goes West$1,036,890-37%1,686-12$615$9,893,1654Universal
10All I Want for Christmas$325,309-44%1,263-220$258$10,927,7666Paramount