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, Jan. 18 - Sun, Jan. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone$9,526,512-3%2,112-45$4,511$135,420,82010Fox
2Awakenings$7,678,279-8%1,31129$5,857$17,247,7475Columbia
3Dances with Wolves$5,759,5723%1,30116$4,427$64,018,3629Orion
4Flight of the Intruder$5,725,133--1,489--$3,845$5,725,1331Paramount
5White Fang$5,640,712--1,108--$5,091$5,640,7121Disney
6Lionheart$4,882,814-31%1,48523$3,288$11,977,3662Universal
7Edward Scissorhands$3,325,397-9%1,319-53$2,521$33,843,3247Fox
8The Godfather Part III$3,322,298-23%1,358-564$2,446$22,315,8494Paramount
9Not Without My Daughter$3,101,451-18%1,1414$2,718$6,905,5062MGM
10Mermaids$2,142,346-6%1,15443$1,856$21,171,8336Orion