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, Dec. 23 - Sun, Dec. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Santa Clause$9,784,88910%2,294-94$4,265$95,864,3967Disney
2Dumb and Dumber$9,515,096-42%2,47023$3,852$25,878,5382New Line
3Street Fighter$9,508,030--1,671--$5,690$9,508,0301Universal
4Disclosure$8,425,30115%2,168358$3,886$25,812,2823Warner Bros.
5The Jungle Book (1994)$5,129,959--1,880--$2,729$5,129,9591Disney
6Richie Rich$3,724,041--1,748--$2,130$3,724,0412Warner Bros.
7Speechless$3,330,105-16%1,4040$2,372$7,299,1532MGM
8Drop Zone$3,185,420-21%1,905-150$1,672$13,356,3663Paramount
9I.Q.$3,131,201--1,409--$2,222$3,131,2011Paramount
10Little Women (1994)$2,411,236--1,503--$1,604$2,530,2891Sony / Columbia