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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stakeout$5,574,7828%1,01665$5,487$10,745,1852Disney
2The Living Daylights$5,004,732-35%1,680-47$2,979$23,762,2463MGM/UA
3Can't Buy Me Love$4,754,732--1,256--$3,786$4,754,7321Disney
4La Bamba$3,633,080-19%1,060-123$3,427$18,954,2814Columbia
5Masters of the Universe$2,961,304-39%1,1850$2,499$7,844,4722Cannon
6RoboCop (1987)$2,701,585-31%1,246-301$2,168$25,722,7905Orion
7The Lost Boys$2,671,299-33%1,002-25$2,666$11,916,7873Warner Bros.
8Summer School$2,121,735-38%1,315-44$1,613$16,202,2254Paramount
9Back to the Beach$2,109,111-35%1,0800$1,953$5,374,7712Paramount
10The Monster Squad$1,920,678--1,280--$1,501$1,920,6781TriStar