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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, Mar. 20 - Sun, Mar. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lethal Weapon$6,289,750-11%1,420164$4,429$20,224,1143Warner Bros.
2Burglar$4,509,754--1,019--$4,426$4,509,7541Warner Bros.
3Platoon$3,828,038-18%1,554-2$2,463$70,307,78414Orion
4A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors$3,612,733-28%1,38318$2,612$24,269,8974New Line
5Hoosiers$2,062,348-16%1,038-5$1,987$11,820,47311Orion
6Outrageous Fortune$2,037,085-21%1,082-57$1,883$35,012,5408Disney
7Some Kind of Wonderful$1,894,625-28%1,060-22$1,787$11,115,2334Paramount
8Witchboard$1,674,623-35%1,005-63$1,666$4,352,4666Cinema Group