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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. 26 - Sun, Mar. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III$7,405,465-40%2,0870$3,548$19,825,0622New Line
2Born Yesterday$5,911,343--1,297--$4,558$5,911,3431Disney
3Point of No Return$5,508,831-23%1,659114$3,321$12,669,2202Warner Bros.
4The Crying Game$3,399,2482%1,001-43$3,396$35,784,90118Miramax
5Groundhog Day$3,005,180-18%1,7260$1,741$57,597,3297Columbia
6Hear No Evil$2,641,474--1,430--$1,847$2,641,4741Fox
7Fire in the Sky$2,408,590-40%1,4350$1,678$12,537,5443Paramount
8Falling Down$2,380,609-32%1,557-204$1,529$26,323,1855Warner Bros.
9CB4$1,852,625-52%1,203-23$1,540$11,812,4603Universal
10A Far Off Place$1,721,672-45%1,451-171$1,187$8,391,2173Disney