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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, Jun. 10 - Sun, Jun. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Speed$14,456,194--2,138--$6,762$14,456,1941Fox
2The Flintstones$12,660,833-30%2,55544$4,955$81,907,2443Universal
3City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold$11,516,375--2,243--$5,134$11,516,3751Columbia
4Maverick$6,842,888-32%2,5370$2,697$37,640,3154Warner Bros.
5Renaissance Man$4,219,616-24%1,78824$2,360$9,777,2062Disney
6Beverly Hills Cop III$3,349,379-49%2,352-396$1,424$28,730,2963Paramount
7The Cowboy Way$2,822,820-44%1,83380$1,540$7,871,4602Universal
8When a Man Loves a Woman$2,460,692-34%1,324-187$1,859$29,738,3235Disney
9The Crow$2,325,460-42%1,306-500$1,781$32,611,4305Miramax / Dimension