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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, Mar. 20 - Sun, Mar. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Basic Instinct$15,129,240--1,567--$9,655$15,129,2401TriStar
2Wayne's World$7,667,615-9%1,8780$4,083$48,388,0906Paramount
3My Cousin Vinny$7,209,788-3%1,500273$4,807$14,626,5392Fox
4The Lawnmower Man$3,685,746-31%1,30810$2,818$16,794,4053New Line
5Fried Green Tomatoes$2,897,230-13%1,3292$2,180$46,328,77513Universal
6Beauty and the Beast (1991)$1,700,2459%1,157-14$1,470$88,730,20218Disney
7Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot!$1,653,970-20%1,432-353$1,155$18,476,8055Universal
8Article 99$1,569,658-36%1,2631$1,243$4,031,1272Orion
9The Hand That Rocks the Cradle$1,456,259-22%1,292-137$1,127$50,696,57011Disney
10Medicine Man$1,405,093-27%1,091-99$1,288$31,697,2987Disney