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. 12 - Sun, Jan. 14

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
112 Monkeys$9,974,510-28%1,58249$6,305$24,002,2762Universal
2Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood$9,632,409--1,010--$9,537$9,632,4091Miramax
3Eye for an Eye$7,929,086--1,528--$5,189$7,929,0861Paramount
4Grumpier Old Men$7,621,851-4%1,923-114$3,964$15,529,5274Warner Bros.
5Toy Story$7,369,9124%2,053-416$3,590$169,753,3548Disney
6Jumanji$7,014,656-7%2,218-312$3,163$25,621,1605Sony / TriStar
7Heat$6,691,99122%1,704363$3,927$20,640,4935Warner Bros.
8Bio-Dome$6,018,203--1,510--$3,986$6,018,2031MGM/UA
9Waiting to Exhale$5,423,915-12%1,349-53$4,021$11,615,4084Fox
10Father of the Bride Part II$5,229,044-9%1,813-335$2,884$48,833,5926Disney