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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, Jan. 2 - Sun, Jan. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Child$6,644,850-34%1,7140$3,877$36,190,7374Paramount
2Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$6,193,836-32%1,9560$3,167$51,939,1137Paramount
3Crocodile Dundee$4,676,392-20%1,375-48$3,401$79,758,04915Paramount
4Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986)$4,541,727-10%1,370-5$3,315$12,376,7053Disney
5Three Amigos$3,710,861-33%1,464-2$2,535$19,453,1604Orion
6Heartbreak Ridge$3,240,994-36%1,6470$1,968$24,602,8045Warner Bros.
7An American Tail$2,698,775-10%1,1603$2,327$26,920,2117Universal
8No Mercy$1,971,776-23%1,186-20$1,663$6,730,5953TriStar