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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. 17 - Sun, Jun. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Red Heat$8,133,595--1,885--$4,315$8,133,5951TriStar
2Big$6,614,557-16%1,17440$5,634$22,731,7943Fox
3The Great Outdoors$6,121,115--1,223--$5,005$6,121,1151Universal
4Crocodile Dundee II$6,114,018-28%2,394-16$2,554$36,765,7284Paramount
5Big Business$5,047,667-17%1,1670$4,325$11,160,2442Disney
6Bull Durham$5,009,301--1,238--$4,046$5,009,3011Orion
7Willow$2,915,922-10%1,029-19$2,834$27,026,7165MGM
8Funny Farm$2,771,973-32%1,477-80$1,877$12,493,7883Warner Bros.
9Rambo III$2,745,718-36%1,921-461$1,429$44,047,5754TriStar
10The Presidio$2,742,372-46%1,16816$2,348$7,861,4032Paramount