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, Nov. 8 - Sun, Nov. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Curly Sue$4,957,474-7%1,6340$3,034$15,254,1593Warner Bros.
2The People Under the Stairs$4,403,248-20%1,8500$2,380$9,925,4982Universal
3Billy Bathgate$3,745,961-8%1,174262$3,191$7,797,5512Disney
4All I Want for Christmas$3,645,720--1,507--$2,419$3,645,7201Paramount
5Little Man Tate$3,076,844-13%1,00114$3,074$11,724,1815Orion
6Other People's Money$2,638,886-15%1,2493$2,113$14,879,4464Warner Bros.
7House Party 2$2,099,359-43%1,1850$1,772$11,793,1783New Line
8Frankie and Johnny (1991)$1,721,735-12%1,092-58$1,577$14,453,6445Paramount
9The Fisher King$1,579,200-12%1,050-254$1,504$27,730,3018TriStar