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, Sep. 4 - Sun, Sep. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Honeymoon in Vegas$7,400,3351%1,749112$4,231$14,718,4922Columbia
2Single White Female$5,137,32511%1,7440$2,946$26,373,5504Columbia
3Unforgiven$4,983,162-12%2,058-20$2,421$62,273,8275Warner Bros.
4Pet Sematary II$3,851,969-20%1,8520$2,080$8,677,0692Paramount
5Death Becomes Her$3,194,13519%1,841-5$1,735$35,514,5506Universal
6A League of Their Own$2,671,25030%1,564-11$1,708$68,134,71210Sony / Columbia
7Sister Act$2,485,73068%1,395264$1,782$84,828,47815Disney
83 Ninjas$1,878,44412%1,652-82$1,137$16,644,9715Disney
9Rapid Fire$1,871,215-20%1,456-373$1,285$9,017,4733Fox