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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, Dec. 14 - Sun, Dec. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone$11,617,249-18%2,017253$5,760$78,306,0395Fox
2Look Who's Talking Too$8,100,640--1,576--$5,140$8,100,6401TriStar
3Edward Scissorhands$6,325,2493863%1,0231021$6,183$6,484,8712Fox
4Dances with Wolves$4,471,916-17%1,196145$3,739$27,537,3714Orion
5Misery$4,002,586-44%1,3023$3,074$21,186,4673Columbia
6The Rookie (1990)$3,512,765-36%1,8620$1,887$9,022,8212Warner Bros.
7Three Men and a Little Lady$2,721,656-41%1,2864$2,116$34,434,6654Disney
8Predator 2$1,178,367-44%1,312-497$898$16,212,1855Fox
9Rocky V$1,009,699-44%1,661-432$608$27,890,9695MGM/UA
10The Rescuers Down Under$906,438-36%1,216-21$745$12,229,5045Disney