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, Nov. 9 - Sun, Nov. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Child's Play 2$10,718,520--1,996--$5,370$10,718,5201Universal
2Jacob's Ladder$5,085,860-32%1,262210$4,030$12,586,6202TriStar
3Ghost$4,304,42234%1,7130$2,513$120,317,68018Paramount
4Sibling Rivalry$3,021,468-7%1,45510$2,077$10,287,5373Columbia
5Quigley Down Under$2,143,424-8%1,08045$1,985$10,994,6454MGM
6Memphis Belle$2,125,194-14%1,220-80$1,742$16,977,8065Warner Bros.
7Marked for Death$1,877,172-27%1,321-232$1,421$32,199,8486Fox
8Graveyard Shift$1,103,589-57%1,272-331$868$8,739,8733Paramount