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.
1Jurassic Park$27,691,392-28%2,4447$11,330$171,098,7993Universal
2Sleepless in Seattle$17,253,733--1,579--$10,927$17,253,7331TriStar
3Dennis the Menace$9,331,139--2,085--$4,475$9,331,1391Warner Bros.
4Last Action Hero$8,073,336-47%2,3060$3,501$30,008,1252Columbia
5What's Love Got to Do with It$5,483,38452%1,091663$5,026$10,324,8263Disney
6Cliffhanger$4,148,096-27%2,176-219$1,906$65,562,6675TriStar
7Made in America (1993)$2,067,829-41%1,898-150$1,089$29,596,1515Warner Bros.
8Guilty as Sin$2,005,046-26%1,427179$1,405$14,083,0594Disney
9Dave$1,474,850-42%1,221-379$1,208$44,501,6448Warner Bros.
10Once Upon a Forest$1,126,815-49%1,4969$753$3,333,0662Fox