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. 25 - Sun, Dec. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Three Men and a Baby$10,305,22737%1,80451$5,712$43,672,0746Disney
2Eddie Murphy Raw$8,604,265-5%1,494103$5,759$17,681,5892Paramount
3Throw Momma From the Train$6,760,89019%1,619105$4,176$19,760,6043Orion
4*batteries not included$4,084,57023%1,35729$3,010$7,411,1002Universal
5Planes, Trains and Automobiles$4,029,70853%1,68474$2,393$22,446,4896Paramount
6Fatal Attraction$3,086,152104%1,23461$2,501$90,920,35115Paramount
7Overboard$2,908,31455%1,124-2$2,587$4,788,3202MGM
8Nuts$2,003,41646%1,1120$1,802$16,064,1226Warner Bros.
9Cinderella (1987 re-issue)$1,623,02348%1,545242$1,051$22,850,8866Disney
10Leonard Part 6$1,050,249-20%1,1497$914$2,366,5862Columbia