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, Feb. 2 - Sun, Feb. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Sheep (1996)$10,593,609--2,045--$5,180$10,593,6091Paramount
2The Juror$8,411,178--2,205--$3,815$8,411,1781Sony / Columbia
3Mr. Holland's Opus$8,136,597-2%1,65536$4,916$25,705,4794Disney
4Bed of Roses$3,939,323-36%1,57530$2,501$10,056,8812New Line
5White Squall$3,908,514--1,524--$2,565$3,908,5141Disney
612 Monkeys$2,925,795-26%1,612-17$1,815$27,086,2115Universal
7From Dusk Till Dawn$2,478,318-49%1,664-343$1,489$17,571,0443Miramax
8Jumanji$2,278,067-27%1,530-241$1,489$35,272,5158Sony / TriStar
9Eye for an Eye$2,206,217-37%1,422-258$1,551$19,105,7954Paramount
10Grumpier Old Men$2,103,497-29%1,667-135$1,262$25,684,4707Warner Bros.