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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, Jan. 3 - Sun, Jan. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hook$11,472,830-25%2,25416$5,090$82,067,5754TriStar
2Father of the Bride (1991)$9,017,737-14%1,5889$5,679$26,555,9163Disney
3Beauty and the Beast (1991)$8,804,918-17%1,9400$4,539$56,909,3437Disney
4The Prince of Tides$8,506,482-15%1,4127$6,024$18,541,8942Columbia
5The Last Boy Scout$7,082,966-15%1,8230$3,885$28,977,0624Warner Bros.
6JFK$6,823,544-8%1,1640$5,862$19,493,1063Warner Bros.
7Bugsy$5,365,950-6%1,2451$4,310$15,856,3574TriStar
8Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country$4,679,441-31%2,1470$2,180$42,911,8825Paramount
9The Addams Family$4,581,225-26%1,974-148$2,321$71,904,9867Paramount
10My Girl$3,807,467-12%1,69070$2,253$33,962,0177Columbia