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, Oct. 27 - Sun, Oct. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Get Shorty$10,202,007-20%2,007395$5,083$22,902,0142MGM
2Powder$7,146,973--1,592--$4,489$7,146,9731Disney
3Vampire in Brooklyn$7,045,379--2,307--$3,054$7,045,3791Paramount
4Copycat$5,170,522--1,390--$3,720$5,170,5221Warner Bros.
5Now and Then$4,462,819-40%1,713141$2,605$11,902,9922New Line
6Seven$4,034,511-43%2,252-276$1,792$56,551,7346New Line
7Three Wishes$2,601,093--1,535--$1,695$2,601,0931Savoy
8How to Make an American Quilt$1,584,465-40%1,447-85$1,095$14,366,6854Universal
9Assassins$1,474,291-57%1,892331$779$20,243,6664Warner Bros.
10Never Talk to Strangers$1,204,309-59%1,5100$798$4,107,7662Sony / TriStar