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. 1 - Sun, Jun. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Total Recall (1990)$25,533,944--2,060--$12,395$25,533,9441TriStar
2Back to the Future Part III$10,337,938-46%2,0256$5,105$38,097,7862Universal
3Bird on a Wire$6,350,305-50%1,96314$3,235$34,483,6503Universal
4Pretty Woman$4,755,105-42%1,791-12$2,655$94,217,42311Disney
5Cadillac Man$2,885,324-55%1,87834$1,536$16,067,3893Orion
6Fire Birds$2,611,812-59%2,0060$1,302$8,970,5732Disney
7Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$1,953,695-35%1,777-193$1,099$92,205,56810New Line