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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. 25 - Sun, Dec. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Few Good Men$13,608,07122%2,112187$6,443$51,440,3193Columbia
2Aladdin$13,381,92685%2,255753$5,934$58,590,7525Disney
3Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$9,117,09134%2,45096$3,721$96,397,3366Fox
4The Bodyguard$8,775,10461%1,8060$4,859$57,147,7925Warner Bros.
5Forever Young$7,678,87737%1,7100$4,491$13,288,7522Warner Bros.
6Hoffa$6,406,012--1,066--$6,009$6,406,0121Fox
7Trespass (1992)$5,012,669--1,022--$4,905$5,012,6691Universal
8The Distinguished Gentleman$4,262,78015%1,859-125$2,293$24,023,5374Disney
9Leap of Faith$4,052,60626%1,59743$2,538$7,275,3742Paramount
10Toys$3,978,283-17%1,29422$3,074$8,788,3102Fox