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. 8 - Sun, Dec. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story$13,879,973-31%2,47615$5,606$83,050,3873Disney
2Father of the Bride Part II$11,134,978--1,949--$5,713$11,134,9781Disney
3GoldenEye$5,422,513-39%2,6670$2,033$58,576,8454MGM/UA
4Casino$3,800,230-38%1,63114$2,330$19,867,0554Universal
5Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls$3,505,322-39%2,702-3$1,297$80,031,2295Warner Bros.
6Money Train$3,405,222-43%2,450-72$1,390$20,031,1954Sony / Columbia
7The American President$3,016,844-43%1,5080$2,001$28,052,7974Sony / Columbia
8Get Shorty$1,057,213-39%1,147-219$922$50,708,3398MGM
9It Takes Two$925,913-54%1,545-36$599$13,678,0804Warner Bros.
10Nick of Time$907,355-44%1,709-140$531$5,307,0924Paramount