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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, Sep. 15 - Sun, Sep. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sea of Love$10,017,840--1,246--$8,040$10,017,8401Universal
2Uncle Buck$4,124,590-9%1,817-7$2,270$32,017,8935Universal
3Parenthood$3,731,938-15%1,3924$2,681$74,535,1977Universal
4When Harry Met Sally...$2,655,860-15%1,1710$2,268$50,877,81410Columbia
5Lethal Weapon 2$2,206,481-15%1,393-145$1,584$92,427,87511Warner Bros.
6The Abyss$2,150,879-25%1,361-137$1,580$31,815,9796Fox
7Turner & Hooch$1,664,770-22%1,371-123$1,214$41,993,9428Disney
8Batman (1989)$1,472,182-22%1,080-204$1,363$243,137,41113Warner Bros.
9Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$1,012,366-23%1,067-94$949$72,922,99913Disney