Grosses

'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jun. 21 - Sun, Jun. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cocoon$7,936,427--1,140--$6,962$7,936,4271Fox
2Rambo: First Blood Part II$7,280,873-21%2,0740$3,511$96,902,9775TriStar
3The Goonies$6,255,086-25%1,7050$3,669$23,738,3813Warner Bros.
4Lifeforce$4,209,136--1,526--$2,758$4,209,1361TriStar
5Fletch$4,017,555-22%1,223-54$3,285$22,532,5264Universal
6Return to Oz$2,844,895--1,238--$2,298$2,844,8951Disney
7A View to a Kill$2,486,459-28%1,245-234$1,997$30,403,9045MGM/UA
8Secret Admirer$1,699,038-30%1,265-35$1,343$4,114,0222Orion
9Perfect$1,545,459-37%1,013-326$1,526$8,235,0933Columbia
10D.A.R.Y.L.$1,352,244-49%1,1000$1,229$4,002,0762Paramount