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. 15 - Sun, Jun. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dick Tracy$22,543,911--2,332--$9,667$22,543,9111Disney
2Another 48 HRS.$10,724,254-45%2,3010$4,661$10,724,2542Paramount
3Total Recall (1990)$10,225,172-32%2,09519$4,881$67,626,2403TriStar
4Gremlins 2: The New Batch$9,702,804--2,075--$4,676$9,702,8041Warner Bros.
5Back to the Future Part III$4,854,369-37%2,07016$2,345$57,574,7444Universal
6Pretty Woman$3,327,354-26%1,602-175$2,077$102,025,12413Disney
7Bird on a Wire$3,150,900-35%1,620-388$1,945$42,453,7505Universal
8Cadillac Man$859,196-52%1,140-655$754$18,709,7855Orion
9Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$857,317-46%1,165-423$736$94,655,03712New Line