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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. 31 - Sun, Jan. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mrs. Doubtfire$16,346,56874%2,32520$7,031$87,224,8816Fox
2The Pelican Brief$13,129,30218%2,0080$6,538$41,118,6423Warner Bros.
3Tombstone$8,720,25535%1,955451$4,460$15,175,0072Disney
4Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit$8,234,48056%2,106-72$3,910$26,319,3104Disney
5Beethoven's 2nd$7,567,36078%2,0487$3,695$17,840,0703Universal
6Grumpy Old Men$7,488,52793%1,2440$6,020$11,363,4382Warner Bros.
7Wayne's World 2$4,012,80712%2,240-80$1,791$27,401,6634Paramount
8Geronimo: An American Legend$2,010,68018%1,6360$1,229$10,044,5384Columbia
9Ghost in the Machine$1,854,431--1,031--$1,799$1,854,4311Fox
10Batman: Mask of the Phantasm$1,406,61518%1,5060$934$4,392,8692Warner Bros.