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, Dec. 4 - Sun, Dec. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Three Men and a Baby$8,425,834-19%1,0060$8,376$18,810,2263Disney
2Planes, Trains and Automobiles$5,069,770-28%1,1180$4,535$12,079,2523Paramount
3Fatal Attraction$3,044,697-45%1,4013$2,173$84,306,58912Paramount
4Cinderella (1987 re-issue)$3,024,737-58%1,6570$1,825$18,444,1083Disney
5The Running Man$2,885,536-46%1,689-5$1,708$29,082,5344TriStar
6Flowers in the Attic$1,447,131-51%1,094-1$1,323$9,398,6133New World
7Hello Again$723,088-48%1,051-130$688$14,499,0095Disney
8Teen Wolf Too$709,245-63%1,055-443$672$5,344,7133Atlantic