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, Jun. 23 - Sun, Jun. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman (1989)$40,490,286--2,194--$18,455$42,706,3551Warner Bros.
2Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$14,262,961--1,371--$10,403$14,262,9611Disney
3Ghostbusters II$13,854,947-53%2,4100$5,749$58,764,8882Columbia
4Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$8,160,750-30%2,103-224$3,881$104,092,6105Paramount
5Dead Poets Society$7,344,976-19%1,0910$6,732$24,328,3553Disney
6Star Trek V: The Final Frontier$3,745,495-48%2,007-195$1,866$28,270,5253Paramount
7See No Evil, Hear No Evil$1,589,525-38%1,465-221$1,085$30,912,6407TriStar
8Road House$913,093-40%1,051-384$869$18,573,2486MGM/UA
9No Holds Barred$808,594-55%1,005-322$805$10,465,7634New Line