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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. 19 - Sun, Jun. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Witches of Eastwick$8,251,230-13%1,12320$7,347$17,705,4682Warner Bros.
2Predator$8,225,869-32%1,63613$5,028$20,257,5072Fox
3Beverly Hills Cop II$7,417,458-14%2,3260$3,189$86,189,9235Paramount
4The Untouchables$7,111,6021%1,501489$4,738$24,147,7813Paramount
5Harry and the Hendersons$3,524,400-16%1,4245$2,475$11,872,7833Universal
6Benji the Hunted$3,062,616--1,188--$2,578$3,084,1462Disney
7The Believers$2,734,166-37%1,54814$1,766$7,076,8982Orion
8The Secret of My Success$1,359,460-5%1,066-43$1,275$44,109,20811Universal
9Ernest Goes to Camp$1,233,441-24%1,254-67$984$14,992,2615Disney