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'Captain America' tops 'Rio 2' at theaters; 'Heaven is for Real' opens Wednesday

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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ flew higher than the macaws of Rio 2 to top the weekend box office, according to industry figures reported by Box Office Mojo on Monday.

The Marvel superhero sequel grossed $41.2 million in ticket sales from Friday to Sunday for a total of $158.8 million since opening April 4.

Animated comedy adventure sequel ‘Rio 2’ opened at No. 2 with $39.3 million.

Horror film ‘Oculus’ debuted at No. 3 with $12 million.

Sports drama ‘Draft Day’ starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner opened at No. 4 with $9.7 million

Biblical epic ‘Noah’ starring Russell Crowe sank three spots to No. 5 in its third weekend, earning $7.5 million for a total of $84.9 million since opening March 28.

WEDNESDAY’S NATIONWIDE RELEASE

  • A young boy’s claim of visiting Heaven during a near-death experience forces his family to examine the meaning in PG-rated Christian drama Heaven is for Real starring Greg Kinnear. Based on the true story and book. Watch the official trailer here.

FRIDAY’S NATIONWIDE RELEASES

  • An Alaskan bear family is followed in G-rated Disneynature documentary ‘Bears.’ Watch the official trailer here.
  • Paranormal events are spoofed in R-rated horror-comedy sequel A Haunted House 2.’ Watch the official trailer here.
  • A terminally ill scientist gains incredible power when his consciousness is uploaded to a computer in sci-fi thriller ‘Transcendence’ starring Johnny Depp. Rated PG-13. Watch the official trailer here.
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