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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, May. 28 - Sun, May. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cliffhanger$16,176,549--2,333--$6,934$16,176,5491TriStar
2Made in America$11,821,326--2,048--$5,772$11,821,3261Warner Bros.
3Dave$8,933,07513%1,9160$4,662$32,622,9064Warner Bros.
4Super Mario Bros.$8,532,623--2,081--$4,100$8,532,6231Disney
5Hot Shots! Part Deux$8,221,515-20%2,14018$3,842$18,472,1762Fox
6Sliver$7,351,018-39%2,0930$3,512$19,489,3012Paramount
7Indecent Proposal$3,293,3616%1,602-320$2,056$65,330,4188Paramount
8Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story$2,577,050-31%1,945-40$1,325$22,578,4004Universal
9Happily Ever After (1990)$1,756,050--1,018--$1,725$1,756,05011st National Film Group
10Lost in Yonkers$1,351,015-29%1,142-48$1,183$6,261,1363Columbia