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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. 22 - Sun, Sep. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Rain$9,677,102--1,610--$6,011$9,677,1021Paramount
2Sea of Love$7,779,525-22%1,31367$5,925$17,797,3652Universal
3Uncle Buck$3,202,280-22%1,784-33$1,795$35,220,1736Universal
4Parenthood$3,007,483-19%1,3997$2,150$78,396,2218Universal
5When Harry Met Sally...$2,042,900-23%1,1743$1,740$52,920,71411Columbia
6Lethal Weapon 2$1,608,068-27%1,356-37$1,186$94,035,94312Warner Bros.
7The Abyss$1,512,309-30%1,176-185$1,286$33,328,2887Fox
8Turner & Hooch$1,425,987-14%1,208-163$1,180$43,419,9299Disney
9Batman (1989)$1,101,736-25%1,015-65$1,085$244,667,41314Warner Bros.