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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Out for Justice$10,524,026--2,010--$5,236$10,524,0261Warner Bros.
2Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II$5,862,113-25%2,783-37$2,106$46,754,7154New Line
3The Silence of the Lambs$4,146,846-13%1,6358$2,536$64,061,4409Orion
4Dances with Wolves$3,467,181-14%1,612-24$2,151$114,225,17121Orion
5The Marrying Man$2,578,739-36%1,3433$1,920$6,609,4882Disney
6Sleeping with the Enemy$2,366,517-7%1,443-67$1,640$54,053,79110Fox
7Home Alone$1,835,299-6%1,465-123$1,253$178,855,83022Fox
8Class Action$1,665,641-18%1,051-58$1,585$15,233,2145Fox
9Career Opportunities$1,203,425-36%1,301-133$925$7,121,1053Universal