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“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is still unstoppable with another victorious weekend, while Johnny Depp’s sci-fi thriller “Transcendence” takes a nosedive on its debut weekend. Marvel’s Cap adds another 25.5 million in its third week, while “Transcendence” takes the fourth spot garnering only 10.8 million on a reported budget of $100 million to produce. Depp use to be Disney’s golden goose but lately it seems the 50-year old actor’s star power is running a bit low with yet another disappointing performer at the box office. The pic directed by Wally Pfister is the third flick after “The Lone Ranger” and “Dark Shadows” to bomb on hefty budgets to produce. “Transcendence” also received terrible reviews from review aggregator Rottentomatoes.com:

The site says:

“In his directorial debut, ace cinematographer Wally Pfister remains a distinctive visual stylist, but Transcendence’s thought-provoking themes exceed the movie’s narrative grasp.”

Watch the trailer for “Transcendence”

New "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Poster

New “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” Poster

Check out some of the trailers released for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier“:

“Captain America” soared past the $200 million mark domestically and took over $586.6 million worldwide, making it the biggest April release garnering $96 million domestically on its opening weekend. The runner-up to Marvel’s Super hero flick, “Heaven Is for Real” takes an estimated $22.5 million on its debut weekend. The religious-themed movie tells the story of a little boy’s astounding story of his trip to heaven and back. The film is based on a 2010 New York Times best-selling Christian book written by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent.

"Heaven Is for Real" poster

“Heaven Is for Real” poster

The family friendly “Rio 2” earned approximately $22.2 million in its second week taking third place, sliding down one spot from last week. The top 5 is rounded up with newbie writers Marlon Wayans and Rick Alvarez’ “A Haunted House 2” raking in approximately $8.8 million on its debut weekend.

Quick look at the top-grossing pictures in North American theaters, courtesy of Box Office Mojo:

  • “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” – $25.5 million
  • “Heaven Is for Real” – $22.5 million
  • “Rio 2” – $22.2 million
  • “Transcendence” – $10.8 million
  • “A Haunted House 2” – $8.8 million
  • “Draft Day” – $5.7 million
  • “Divergent” – $5.6 million
  • “Oculus” – $5.2 million
  • “Noah” – $5 million
  • “God’s Not Dead” – $4.8 million