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.
1Young Guns$7,011,393--1,387--$5,055$7,011,3931Fox
2Cocktail (1988)$6,227,319-24%1,46225$4,259$26,221,2643Disney
3Die Hard$5,742,8480%1,713375$3,353$25,296,2255Fox
4A Fish Called Wanda$5,256,3049%1,114498$4,718$12,292,0825MGM
5Who Framed Roger Rabbit$4,349,661-26%1,4350$3,031$57,879,5398Disney
6Coming to America$3,611,470-29%1,481-305$2,439$54,759,4637Paramount
7Midnight Run$2,781,515-26%1,133-13$2,455$16,702,2204Universal
8Big$2,225,217-18%1,171-101$1,900$58,683,00711Fox
9Mac and Me$2,061,464--1,314--$1,569$2,061,4641Orion
10The Blob$1,587,894-40%1,0810$1,469$4,232,8142TriStar