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, Jan. 23 - Sun, Jan. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Critical Condition$3,335,808-42%1,3430$2,484$9,051,5092Paramount
2Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$2,580,494-36%1,385-94$1,863$62,679,94010Paramount
3Crocodile Dundee$2,567,070-28%1,34732$1,906$89,163,44118Paramount
4The Golden Child$2,549,400-35%1,451-114$1,757$47,187,6677Paramount
5Little Shop of Horrors$2,093,847-35%1,178-5$1,777$21,080,9836Warner Bros.
6Wanted: Dead or Alive$1,368,391-52%1,03215$1,326$4,214,2272New World
7Three Amigos$1,002,523-29%1,111-5$902$24,177,6727Orion