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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, Apr. 10 - Sun, Apr. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sleepwalkers$10,017,354--1,864--$5,374$10,017,3541Columbia
2Basic Instinct$7,848,262-22%1,82519$4,300$60,096,0614TriStar
3White Men Can't Jump$7,363,880-28%1,9291$3,817$32,263,5873Fox
4Beethoven$6,101,675-20%1,70214$3,585$13,689,2402Universal
5Ferngully: The Last Rainforest$3,549,338--1,400--$2,535$3,549,3381Fox
6Straight Talk$3,542,667-23%1,4770$2,399$8,118,4132Disney
7Wayne's World$3,435,115-22%1,715-163$2,003$61,961,5419Paramount
8Thunderheart$3,324,500-26%1,09055$3,050$7,831,9252TriStar
9The Cutting Edge$3,132,025-9%1,113256$2,814$11,054,8853MGM
10My Cousin Vinny$3,010,887-24%1,329-153$2,266$26,893,7485Fox