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, Apr. 29 - Sun, May. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1No Escape$4,588,736--1,763--$2,603$4,588,7361Savoy
2With Honors$4,328,543--1,102--$3,928$4,328,5431Warner Bros.
3Four Weddings and a Funeral$3,997,944-9%1,002120$3,990$18,984,8508Gramercy
4Bad Girls$2,759,133-45%2,0124$1,371$7,771,3332Fox
5PCU$2,129,483--1,741--$1,223$2,129,4831Fox
6D2: The Mighty Ducks$1,715,985-24%1,561-335$1,099$29,443,9986Disney
7The Paper$1,517,775-36%1,239-261$1,225$24,543,1177Universal
8Schindler's List$1,496,815-10%1,203-62$1,244$87,841,40520Universal
9The Favor$1,487,238--1,029--$1,445$1,487,2381Orion Pictures
10Cops and Robbersons$1,342,236-43%1,596-240$841$7,418,3113TriStar