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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Loaded Weapon 1$9,202,722--1,989--$4,627$9,202,7221New Line
2Sommersby$8,104,624--1,432--$5,660$8,104,6241Warner Bros.
3Aladdin$7,687,18422%2,109-105$3,645$104,110,37911Disney
4The Vanishing$5,009,928--1,656--$3,025$5,009,9281Fox
5A Few Good Men$4,001,5072%1,732-324$2,310$119,873,2519Columbia
6Scent of a Woman$3,804,658-8%1,2520$3,039$33,916,0837Universal
7Sniper$3,626,255-37%1,5532$2,335$9,341,6902TriStar
8Alive$3,333,222-13%1,277-60$2,610$21,677,3854Disney
9Matinee$2,259,505-37%1,1441$1,975$5,860,5202Universal
10The Bodyguard$1,686,440-22%1,187-226$1,421$82,793,59211Warner Bros.