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.
1The Nightmare Before Christmas$7,684,284-6%1,67117$4,599$22,323,2134Disney
2Flesh and Bone$4,517,066--1,200--$3,764$4,517,0661Paramount
3Robocop 3$4,304,829--1,796--$2,397$4,304,8291Orion
4Cool Runnings$4,237,16015%1,741-91$2,434$36,924,6356Disney
5The Beverly Hillbillies$4,128,037-16%1,830-318$2,256$25,755,0414Fox
6Look Who's Talking Now$4,022,570--1,858--$2,165$4,022,5701TriStar
7Rudy$3,051,595-15%1,4650$2,083$12,564,9264TriStar
8Demolition Man$2,994,140-29%1,601-540$1,870$40,545,8755Warner Bros.
9Malice$2,743,372-6%1,458-61$1,882$32,702,3006Columbia
10Fatal Instinct$2,198,305-37%1,8860$1,166$5,700,8742MGM