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, Apr. 27 - Sun, Apr. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pretty Woman$7,150,551-14%1,7103$4,182$60,614,6086Disney
2Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$6,914,351-29%2,3770$2,909$74,988,7565New Line
3The Guardian (1990)$5,565,620--1,684--$3,305$5,565,6201Universal
4Spaced Invaders$4,474,336--1,821--$2,457$4,474,3361Disney
5The Hunt for Red October$2,983,934-16%1,479-203$2,018$73,763,1409Paramount
6Driving Miss Daisy$1,630,821-21%1,063-233$1,534$70,575,14820Warner Bros.
7Crazy People$1,426,592-41%1,135-254$1,257$7,185,0473Paramount
8Ernest Goes to Jail$1,422,964-52%1,582-336$899$14,768,0484Disney
9The First Power$1,262,851-51%1,147-189$1,101$13,356,6154Orion