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.
1Ghostbusters II$29,473,338--2,410--$12,230$29,473,3381Columbia
2Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$11,724,730-27%2,3270$5,039$95,931,8604Paramount
3Dead Poets Society$9,102,45921%1,091404$8,343$16,983,3792Disney
4Star Trek V: The Final Frontier$7,149,382-59%2,2020$3,247$24,525,0302Paramount
5See No Evil, Hear No Evil$2,549,232-25%1,6864$1,512$29,323,1156TriStar
6Field of Dreams$2,439,417-21%1,077-23$2,265$33,357,1599Universal
7No Holds Barred$1,777,163-39%1,3270$1,339$9,657,1693New Line
8Road House$1,534,183-29%1,435-280$1,069$17,660,1555MGM/UA