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, Mar. 29 - Sun, Mar. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II$13,049,622-35%2,8680$4,550$33,080,0952New Line
2The Silence of the Lambs$5,780,994-14%1,6168$3,577$55,153,8807Orion
3Dances with Wolves$5,406,36644%1,62183$3,335$106,743,04519Orion
4Career Opportunities$4,024,800--1,440--$2,795$4,024,8001Universal
5Sleeping with the Enemy$3,230,666-19%1,478-39$2,186$49,155,7308Fox
6Class Action$3,043,522-29%1,13224$2,689$11,525,1903Fox
7Home Alone$2,433,479-12%1,7625$1,381$175,066,18320Fox
8The Hard Way$2,061,150-31%1,510-119$1,365$15,378,6804Universal
9The Doors$1,500,750-34%1,035-151$1,450$22,209,1625TriStar
10The Perfect Weapon$1,390,545-38%1,082-147$1,285$7,561,0763Paramount