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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. 4 - Sun, Jan. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone$12,626,851-50%2,17332$5,811$116,081,2968Fox
2The Godfather Part III$8,290,621-39%1,92221$4,314$14,678,3932Paramount
3Dances with Wolves$7,329,451-38%1,28213$5,717$52,672,3787Orion
4Edward Scissorhands$5,100,408-45%1,267158$4,026$26,862,6695Fox
5Look Who's Talking Too$4,213,026-29%1,64722$2,558$12,313,6664TriStar
6Misery$3,914,163-35%1,37041$2,857$35,283,9736Columbia
7Mermaids$3,704,258-40%1,00225$3,697$16,742,2124Orion
8Three Men and a Little Lady$3,528,204-51%1,61436$2,186$48,695,9417Disney
9The Bonfire of the Vanities$2,192,954-57%1,333-62$1,645$11,474,4283Warner Bros.
10The Rescuers Down Under$1,401,216-62%1,424-63$984$18,879,3398Disney