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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Broken Arrow (1996)$11,704,778-25%2,3924$4,893$27,288,2882Fox
2Muppet Treasure Island$10,112,833--2,070--$4,885$10,112,8331Disney
3Happy Gilmore$10,112,005--2,022--$5,001$10,112,0051Universal
4City Hall$8,012,442--1,815--$4,415$8,012,4421Sony / Columbia
5Mr. Holland's Opus$7,478,15511%1,629-30$4,591$39,939,0727Disney
6Mr. Wrong$5,886,107--1,487--$3,958$5,886,1071Disney
7Black Sheep (1996)$4,822,918-26%2,0920$2,305$21,901,4443Paramount
8Leaving Las Vegas$3,625,47111%1,3100$2,768$13,626,18517MGM/UA
9Sense and Sensibility$3,615,09850%1,054102$3,430$21,176,28410Sony / Columbia
10The Juror$3,106,954-30%1,844-361$1,685$15,936,8423Sony / Columbia