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.
1Rain Man$10,111,5049%1,482226$6,823$35,090,1605MGM/UA
2Twins$6,747,646-5%1,6302$4,140$73,431,5376Universal
3Working Girl$4,514,221-10%1,14078$3,960$21,589,5944Fox
4The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$4,403,659-7%1,765-174$2,495$43,955,1107Paramount
5Deepstar Six$3,306,320--1,117--$2,960$3,306,3201TriStar
6Dirty Rotten Scoundrels$3,012,406-14%1,490-23$2,022$21,352,2335Orion
7Oliver & Company$1,917,826-26%1,410-65$1,360$33,688,1099Disney
8Tequila Sunrise$1,553,673-48%1,126-266$1,380$25,663,1637Warner Bros.
9The Land Before Time$994,390-25%1,111-192$895$30,926,1659Universal