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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, Sep. 8 - Sun, Sep. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar$9,019,180--1,294--$6,970$9,019,1801Universal
2Dangerous Minds$4,024,827-37%1,5984$2,519$36,877,5955Disney
3Mortal Kombat$3,787,048-42%2,481-149$1,526$37,380,8604New Line
4The Prophecy$2,825,624-54%1,6630$1,699$2,825,6242Miramax / Dimension
5Desperado$2,636,255-56%1,921-106$1,372$16,572,9993Sony / Columbia
6The Tie That Binds$2,625,339--1,783--$1,472$2,625,3391Disney
7A Walk in the Clouds$2,484,147-55%1,680-75$1,479$30,503,0865Fox
8National Lampoon's Senior Trip$2,184,901--1,397--$1,564$2,184,9011New Line
9Babe$2,127,840-53%1,716-59$1,240$30,991,0756Universal
10Apollo 13$1,503,802-51%1,126-204$1,336$163,933,51311Universal