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.
1Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$29,356,267--2,327--$12,615$39,256,4661Paramount
2See No Evil, Hear No Evil$6,130,3200%1,6800$3,649$19,334,1813TriStar
3Field of Dreams$5,678,13512%1,09341$5,195$24,070,2426Universal
4Road House$4,997,898-16%1,9358$2,583$10,955,5542MGM/UA
5Pink Cadillac$4,408,593--1,993--$2,212$4,408,5931Warner Bros.
6K-9$3,095,235-6%1,521-174$2,035$24,441,8555Universal
7Pet Sematary$2,552,076-2%1,439-146$1,774$35,888,4486Paramount
8Major League$1,436,066-20%1,175-268$1,222$34,407,0138Paramount