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.
1Hot Shots!$10,848,182--1,929--$5,624$10,848,1821Fox
2Terminator 2: Judgment Day$8,587,833-22%2,49550$3,442$147,715,4865TriStar
3Doc Hollywood$7,251,854--1,575--$4,604$7,251,8541Warner Bros.
4101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$3,617,687-31%1,801-18$2,009$27,018,3344Disney
5Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$3,318,719-27%1,549-369$2,142$88,279,8908Warner Bros.
6Mobsters$3,057,390-49%1,4498$2,110$9,087,9752Universal
7Body Parts$3,032,258--1,315--$2,306$3,032,2581Paramount
8Regarding Henry$2,876,634-31%1,0900$2,639$19,340,1944Paramount
9Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey$2,748,785-49%1,641-8$1,675$18,414,7273Orion
10City Slickers$2,565,656-33%1,372-444$1,870$69,258,9699Columbia