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, Jan. 27 - Sun, Jan. 29

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Legends of the Fall$6,309,990-30%2,0380$3,096$17,570,0226Sony / TriStar
2Highlander 3: The Final Dimension$5,536,435--1,594--$3,473$5,536,4351Miramax / Dimension
3Dumb and Dumber$4,279,662-28%2,391-174$1,790$45,206,7607New Line
4Nobody's Fool$4,095,561-24%1,00789$4,067$17,023,6356Paramount
5Higher Learning$3,429,616-44%1,4500$2,365$11,600,3763Sony / Columbia
6Murder in the First$3,217,383-32%1,30265$2,471$7,936,5712Warner Bros.
7Houseguest$2,249,434-32%1,492-81$1,508$17,768,0354Disney
8Disclosure$2,015,595-35%1,547-173$1,303$55,579,8138Warner Bros.
9Demon Knight$1,818,815-50%1,724-8$1,055$15,458,2753Universal
10The Jungle Book (1994)$1,336,013-41%1,434-262$932$27,748,8856Disney