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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, Aug. 29 - Sun, Aug. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Top Gun$5,024,32551%1,28988$3,898$85,476,73016Paramount
2The Fly$4,198,506-11%1,171-30$3,585$15,931,8993Fox
3The Karate Kid Part II$3,776,75535%1,542-7$2,449$62,771,58911Columbia
4Aliens$3,586,2566%1,249-31$2,871$42,792,8867Fox
5Born American$2,225,475--1,071--$2,078$2,225,4751Palisades Ent.
6Armed and Dangerous$1,813,353-30%1,123-434$1,615$8,767,6383Columbia
7The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2$1,737,561-38%1,302-172$1,335$4,560,0002Cannon
8Bullies$1,532,605--1,005--$1,525$1,532,6051Universal