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, Jul. 29 - Sun, Jul. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cocktail (1988)$11,789,466--1,404--$8,397$11,789,4661Disney
2Who Framed Roger Rabbit$6,556,367-26%1,42927$4,588$47,634,2626Disney
3Coming to America$6,430,730-28%1,902-162$3,381$46,082,5115Paramount
4Die Hard$6,107,608-14%1,32448$4,613$13,814,9733Fox
5Midnight Run$4,649,805-16%1,1613$4,005$10,156,0952Universal
6The Dead Pool$3,586,181-40%1,651-180$2,172$18,672,8583Warner Bros.
7Bambi (1988 re-issue)$3,201,752-40%1,477-12$2,168$15,734,3463Disney
8Big$3,152,237-19%1,254-22$2,514$53,748,2399Fox
9Caddyshack II$2,346,559-47%1,5560$1,508$6,782,8892Warner Bros.
10Big Top Pee-Wee$2,231,515-52%1,2560$1,777$6,856,5192Paramount