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. 16 - Sun, Sep. 18

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Timecop$12,064,625--2,228--$5,415$12,064,6251Universal
2Forrest Gump$6,066,317-10%2,35658$2,575$161,694,51311Paramount
3Clear and Present Danger$3,240,950-25%2,001-201$1,620$64,969,8647Paramount
4Natural Born Killers$2,873,064-43%1,801-103$1,595$21,236,1664Warner Bros.
5The Mask$1,955,502-31%1,799-376$1,087$72,727,5518New Line
6Milk Money$1,826,025-31%1,3610$1,342$10,329,7263Paramount
7The Next Karate Kid$1,600,880-39%1,4890$1,075$4,221,3646Columbia
8True Lies$1,555,809-28%1,309-238$1,189$92,990,13410Fox
9Trial by Jury$1,378,543-52%1,4010$984$4,234,3952Warner Bros.
10The Client$1,201,825-34%1,210-294$993$56,115,5719Warner Bros.