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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. 20 - Sun, Dec. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hook$9,638,268-29%2,22427$4,334$30,729,8202TriStar
2Father of the Bride (1991)$7,031,146--1,561--$4,504$7,031,1461Disney
3The Last Boy Scout$5,616,387-29%1,8230$3,081$13,540,0562Warner Bros.
4Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country$5,452,793-30%2,147343$2,540$31,407,5423Paramount
5JFK$5,223,658--1,164--$4,488$5,223,6581Warner Bros.
6Beauty and the Beast (1991)$4,863,3156%1,925802$2,526$37,433,7565Disney
7Bugsy$4,611,4773186%1,2191215$3,783$4,751,8352TriStar
8The Addams Family$3,457,353-27%1,897-357$1,823$61,122,2705Paramount
9My Girl$2,712,878-32%1,851-238$1,466$25,838,4245Columbia
10Cape Fear$2,116,700-28%1,388-271$1,525$39,472,5756Universal