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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. 6 - Sun, Dec. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country$18,162,837--1,804--$10,068$18,162,8371Paramount
2The Addams Family$8,606,326-57%2,4110$3,570$52,943,6963Paramount
3My Girl$6,724,962-46%2,0822$3,230$19,116,7453Columbia
4Beauty and the Beast (1991)$5,969,372-51%1,1180$5,339$27,995,3173Disney
5Cape Fear$4,856,355-48%1,701-6$2,855$34,411,1504Universal
6For the Boys$2,597,491-43%1,3080$1,986$7,201,9773Fox
7An American Tail: Fievel Goes West$1,638,570-57%1,6982$965$8,856,2753Universal
8Curly Sue$819,107-49%1,346-201$609$24,244,8967Warner Bros.
9All I Want for Christmas$576,926-58%1,483-24$389$10,602,4575Paramount