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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, Jun. 26 - Sun, Jun. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Returns$25,424,666-44%2,6440$9,616$96,770,1392Warner Bros.
2Unlawful Entry$10,067,609--1,511--$6,663$10,067,6091Fox
3Sister Act$7,210,013-7%2,08712$3,455$47,641,7895Disney
4Housesitter$5,654,220-19%1,977213$2,860$21,781,8903Universal
5Patriot Games$5,321,352-31%2,284-112$2,330$42,763,1284Paramount
6Lethal Weapon 3$3,265,014-31%1,971-234$1,657$77,193,9027Warner Bros.
7Pinocchio (1940) (1992 re-issue)$3,145,140--1,907--$1,649$3,145,1401Disney
8Far and Away$2,460,305-18%1,668-78$1,475$35,263,3356Universal
9Encino Man$1,084,273-33%1,250-479$867$25,976,2076Disney
10AlienĀ³$1,001,574-34%1,185-316$845$40,783,2986Fox