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, Mar. 17 - Sun, Mar. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Outbreak$10,808,607-19%2,23015$4,847$24,228,9942Warner Bros.
2Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh$6,046,825--1,605--$3,767$6,046,8251Gramercy
3Man of the House (1995)$5,780,974-15%2,0595$2,808$22,046,7803Disney
4Bye Bye, Love$4,523,048--1,378--$3,282$4,523,0481Fox
5The Brady Bunch Movie$2,283,702-32%1,905-36$1,199$21,965,0665Paramount
6Pulp Fiction$2,009,183-6%1,13572$1,770$66,211,76223Miramax
7Just Cause$1,744,297-43%1,601-447$1,090$27,020,5165Warner Bros.
8Forrest Gump$1,605,419-11%1,11916$1,435$199,772,24937Paramount
9Roommates$1,490,364-42%1,201-71$1,241$8,113,8263Disney
10Hideaway (1995)$1,241,814-50%1,702-198$730$8,963,1243Sony / TriStar