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. 22 - Sun, Nov. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Addams Family$24,203,754--2,411--$10,039$24,203,7541Paramount
2Cape Fear$10,033,295-2%1,702778$5,895$20,294,3202Universal
3An American Tail: Fievel Goes West$3,435,625--1,680--$2,045$3,435,6251Universal
4Curly Sue$2,375,146-43%1,6340$1,454$21,832,7265Warner Bros.
5All I Want for Christmas$1,672,215-50%1,5070$1,110$8,654,1103Paramount
6The People Under the Stairs$1,629,605-46%1,552-286$1,050$14,569,4234Universal
7Little Man Tate$1,456,093-32%1,008-4$1,445$15,335,3187Orion
8Billy Bathgate$987,830-48%1,005-172$983$10,671,1524Disney