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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, Jan. 12 - Sun, Jan. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Born on the Fourth of July$8,028,075-27%1,3155$6,105$19,715,9822Universal
2The War of the Roses$5,693,242-19%1,55934$3,652$45,174,0766Fox
3Tango & Cash$5,397,811-19%1,5560$3,469$28,259,0604Warner Bros.
4Always$4,194,820-9%1,16238$3,610$19,629,1204Universal
5The Little Mermaid$3,851,208-16%1,5210$2,532$44,724,9629Disney
6Steel Magnolias$3,745,560-17%1,3723$2,730$39,541,0299TriStar
7Back to the Future Part II$2,748,190-27%1,641-119$1,675$104,146,6208Universal
8Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III$2,692,087--1,107--$2,432$2,692,0871New Line
9Look Who's Talking$2,377,050-8%1,378-67$1,725$95,188,90214TriStar
10Christmas Vacation$2,006,333-40%1,482-364$1,354$48,714,7197Warner Bros.