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.
1Terminator 2: Judgment Day$11,051,483-26%2,44596$4,520$133,612,8334TriStar
2Mobsters$6,030,585--1,441--$4,185$6,030,5851Universal
3Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey$5,424,674-47%1,64929$3,290$15,665,9422Orion
4101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$5,274,263-33%1,819-6$2,900$23,400,6473Disney
5Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$4,555,972-22%1,918-223$2,375$84,961,1717Warner Bros.
6Regarding Henry$4,148,205-33%1,09027$3,806$16,463,5603Paramount
7Point Break (1991)$4,063,649-29%1,575-50$2,580$18,321,6623Fox
8The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear$4,022,800-27%1,851-340$2,173$49,332,4345Paramount
9City Slickers$3,833,502-20%1,816-235$2,111$66,693,3138Columbia
10V.I. Warshawski$3,603,338--1,133--$3,180$3,603,3381Disney