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, Jan. 3 - Sun, Jan. 5

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hook$11,472,830-25%2,25416$5,090$82,067,5754TriStar
2Father of the Bride (1991)$9,017,737-14%1,5889$5,679$26,555,9163Disney
3Beauty and the Beast (1991)$8,804,918-17%1,9400$4,539$56,909,3437Disney
4The Prince of Tides$8,506,482-15%1,4127$6,024$18,541,8942Columbia
5The Last Boy Scout$7,082,966-15%1,8230$3,885$28,977,0624Warner Bros.
6JFK$6,823,544-8%1,1640$5,862$19,493,1063Warner Bros.
7Bugsy$5,365,950-6%1,2451$4,310$15,856,3574TriStar
8Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country$4,679,441-31%2,1470$2,180$42,911,8825Paramount
9The Addams Family$4,581,225-26%1,974-148$2,321$71,904,9867Paramount
10My Girl$3,807,467-12%1,69070$2,253$33,962,0177Columbia