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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, Apr. 20 - Sun, Apr. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$9,797,376-30%2,3770$4,122$68,074,4054New Line
2Pretty Woman$8,323,687-18%1,7070$4,876$53,464,0575Disney
3The Hunt for Red October$3,551,837-17%1,682-20$2,112$70,779,2068Paramount
4Ernest Goes to Jail$2,951,802-31%1,918-38$1,539$13,345,0843Disney
5The First Power$2,597,036-32%1,3360$1,944$12,093,7643Orion
6Crazy People$2,400,655-29%1,3890$1,728$5,758,4552Paramount
7Driving Miss Daisy$2,075,163-8%1,296-91$1,601$68,944,32719Warner Bros.
8I Love You to Death$1,972,865-26%1,093-2$1,805$8,642,8803TriStar