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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, Jul. 20 - Sun, Jul. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghostbusters$8,492,556-13%1,468-2$5,785$130,134,4157Columbia
2Best Defense$7,872,297--1,425--$5,524$7,872,2971Paramount
3Gremlins$5,517,823-11%1,5370$3,590$67,213,0437Warner Bros.
4The Karate Kid (1984)$4,248,830-11%1,06736$3,982$23,839,0775Columbia
5The Last Starfighter$3,659,470-39%1,286-1$2,846$9,671,1652Universal
6The Muppets Take Manhattan$3,647,069-17%1,2610$2,892$8,063,0912TriStar
7Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom$3,060,056-25%1,022-265$2,994$105,567,9009Paramount
8Bachelor Party$2,963,397-27%1,078-111$2,749$16,830,4984Fox
9Cannonball Run II$1,323,875-52%1,012-507$1,308$17,820,6284Warner Bros.