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, Jan. 20 - Sun, Jan. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rain Man$7,003,147-31%1,50927$4,641$42,093,3076MGM/UA
2Twins$4,822,434-29%1,64010$2,941$80,378,2237Universal
3Working Girl$3,077,747-32%1,1488$2,681$24,667,3415Fox
4The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$3,031,039-31%1,687-78$1,797$46,986,1498Paramount
5Dirty Rotten Scoundrels$2,108,291-30%1,51525$1,392$23,460,5246Orion
6Deepstar Six$1,391,910-58%1,1181$1,245$4,698,2302TriStar
7Oliver & Company$1,371,888-28%1,45444$944$35,059,99710Disney
8Tequila Sunrise$1,107,646-29%1,16438$952$26,770,8098Warner Bros.
9The Land Before Time$777,660-22%1,14433$680$31,703,82510Universal