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, Aug. 23 - Sun, Aug. 25

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hot Shots!$4,676,467-26%1,998-1$2,341$29,865,3694Fox
2Doc Hollywood$4,224,933-19%1,69448$2,494$22,923,4664Warner Bros.
3Terminator 2: Judgment Day$4,089,939-26%2,076-187$1,970$175,586,2698TriStar
4Double Impact$2,700,332-40%1,716-31$1,574$14,779,8233Columbia
5Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man$2,200,549--1,196--$1,840$2,200,5491MGM
6Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$2,066,880-16%1,3652$1,514$95,318,57911Warner Bros.
7Pure Luck$2,008,530-39%1,557-12$1,290$10,306,3953Universal
8City Slickers$1,423,623-15%1,060-79$1,343$74,161,93012Columbia
9101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$1,316,595-30%1,558-155$845$32,685,5537Disney
10Regarding Henry$1,001,080-30%1,0900$918$23,613,5477Paramount