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.
1Pretty Woman$6,810,883-5%1,72616$3,946$67,425,4917Disney
2Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$5,320,211-23%2,330-47$2,283$80,308,9676New Line
3Tales From the Darkside: The Movie$5,028,096--1,535--$3,276$5,028,0961Paramount
4Spaced Invaders$3,153,108-30%1,84524$1,709$7,627,4442Disney
5The Guardian (1990)$3,020,640-46%1,73652$1,740$8,586,2602Universal
6The Hunt for Red October$2,407,207-19%1,377-102$1,748$76,170,34710Paramount
7Driving Miss Daisy$1,534,747-6%1,12057$1,370$72,109,89521Warner Bros.
8Ernest Goes to Jail$1,012,536-29%1,148-434$882$15,780,5845Disney