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. 22 - Sun, Jan. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Aladdin$7,438,690-15%2,289-42$3,250$90,103,2789Disney
2A Few Good Men$6,125,195-21%2,100-46$2,917$109,131,7897Columbia
3Alive$5,909,826-31%1,235103$4,785$14,534,1182Disney
4Scent of a Woman$4,745,211-14%1,24432$3,814$22,791,5295Universal
5Nowhere to Run$4,305,712-48%1,77631$2,424$12,508,9672Columbia
6Aspen Extreme$3,342,613--1,455--$2,297$3,342,6131Disney
7The Bodyguard$3,066,948-37%1,540-165$1,992$78,952,9149Warner Bros.
8Body of Evidence$3,023,275-59%2,0500$1,475$10,388,7042MGM
9Forever Young$2,294,381-47%1,461-164$1,570$32,105,0386Warner Bros.
10Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$2,187,383-48%1,435-340$1,524$116,783,49310Fox