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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. 15 - Sun, Jun. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dick Tracy$22,543,911--2,332--$9,667$22,543,9111Disney
2Another 48 HRS.$10,724,254-45%2,3010$4,661$10,724,2542Paramount
3Total Recall (1990)$10,225,172-32%2,09519$4,881$67,626,2403TriStar
4Gremlins 2: The New Batch$9,702,804--2,075--$4,676$9,702,8041Warner Bros.
5Back to the Future Part III$4,854,369-37%2,07016$2,345$57,574,7444Universal
6Pretty Woman$3,327,354-26%1,602-175$2,077$102,025,12413Disney
7Bird on a Wire$3,150,900-35%1,620-388$1,945$42,453,7505Universal
8Cadillac Man$859,196-52%1,140-655$754$18,709,7855Orion
9Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$857,317-46%1,165-423$736$94,655,03712New Line