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, Nov. 4 - Sun, Nov. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stargate$12,368,778-26%2,0330$6,084$29,019,7962MGM/UA
2Mary Shelley's Frankenstein$11,212,889--2,177--$5,151$11,212,8891Sony / TriStar
3The War$5,203,275--1,155--$4,505$5,203,2751Universal
4Pulp Fiction$5,142,126-10%1,4940$3,442$28,533,2834Miramax
5The Specialist$3,155,723-20%2,033-330$1,552$36,559,4455Warner Bros.
6Love Affair$2,378,314-34%1,432-153$1,661$11,429,8593Warner Bros.
7The River Wild$2,155,580-16%1,562-339$1,380$31,381,0056Universal
8Little Giants$2,112,000-8%1,706-248$1,238$13,406,6714Warner Bros.
9Forrest Gump$1,976,4946%1,343-237$1,472$185,375,71218Paramount
10Double Dragon$1,376,561--1,087--$1,266$1,376,5611Gramercy