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, Sep. 2 - Sun, Sep. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Forrest Gump$9,596,239-3%2,2469$4,273$155,839,1609Paramount
2Natural Born Killers$8,313,691-26%1,904394$4,366$19,480,3782Warner Bros.
3Clear and Present Danger$7,385,152-10%2,309-70$3,198$62,906,8765Paramount
4The Mask$6,600,65424%2,5160$2,623$67,946,3386New Line
5Milk Money$5,846,533--1,361--$4,296$5,846,5331Paramount
6True Lies$4,130,34021%1,691161$2,443$89,280,3308Fox
7The Lion King$3,919,07430%1,331-13$2,944$132,092,86111Disney
8The Little Rascals$3,122,93017%1,800-85$1,735$27,912,1305Universal
9The Client$3,010,04510%1,609-193$1,871$53,080,9957Warner Bros.
10Camp Nowhere$2,492,328-10%1,3679$1,823$5,247,9892Disney