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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Man of the House (1995)$9,473,317--2,013--$4,706$9,473,3171Disney
2The Brady Bunch Movie$5,746,671-31%1,9410$2,961$16,311,1843Paramount
3Hideaway (1995)$5,213,455--1,900--$2,744$5,213,4551Sony / TriStar
4Just Cause$4,945,842-26%2,0590$2,402$22,200,8753Warner Bros.
5Roommates$4,038,033--1,262--$3,200$4,038,0331Disney
6Forrest Gump$2,033,967-14%1,1050$1,841$196,362,64235Paramount
7Billy Madison$1,989,815-39%1,708-179$1,165$17,475,3704Universal
8Legends of the Fall$1,848,460-29%1,203-474$1,537$35,618,89211Sony / TriStar
9Heavyweights$1,831,655-51%1,732-221$1,058$11,652,1003Disney
10Nobody's Fool$1,482,047-22%1,1070$1,339$28,265,63711Paramount