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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. 25 - Sun, Mar. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1D2: The Mighty Ducks$10,356,748--2,182--$4,746$10,356,7481Disney
2The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult$8,011,646-39%2,38322$3,362$21,228,1772Paramount
3The Paper$7,005,6403892%1,0921087$6,415$7,181,1472Universal
4Schindler's List$5,697,67131%1,378132$4,135$68,352,75615Universal
5Guarding Tess$3,163,440-37%1,6141$1,960$15,245,0833TriStar
6Monkey Trouble$2,460,356-46%1,4131$1,741$6,983,9532New Line
7Lightning Jack$1,928,975-40%1,565-168$1,233$10,532,3823Savoy
8Mrs. Doubtfire$1,891,1878%1,153-91$1,640$142,524,32818Fox
9Ace Ventura: Pet Detective$1,627,390-39%1,507-240$1,080$52,044,0828Warner Bros.
10On Deadly Ground$847,220-44%1,024-400$827$15,890,4556Warner Bros.