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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. 20 - Sun, Jun. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman and Robin$42,872,997--2,934--$14,612$42,872,9971Warner Bros.
2My Best Friend's Wedding$21,678,377--2,134--$10,159$21,678,3771Sony / TriStar
3Con Air$10,431,105-33%2,941112$3,547$67,803,8553Disney
4The Lost World: Jurassic Park$8,039,081-36%3,086-479$2,605$204,955,3685Universal
5Speed 2: Cruise Control$7,436,506-54%2,62510$2,833$23,595,4482Fox
6Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery$1,276,103-39%1,329-211$960$37,018,5368New Line
7Gone Fishin'$1,196,170-42%1,525-279$784$11,993,2994Disney
8Addicted to Love$901,317-61%1,401-547$643$24,511,5925Warner Bros.
9The Fifth Element$864,920-42%1,066-494$811$59,769,7637Sony / Columbia
10Buddy$853,810-55%1,623-490$526$6,275,8423Sony / Columbia