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, Sep. 20 - Sun, Sep. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The First Wives Club$18,913,411--1,922--$9,840$18,913,4111Paramount
2Last Man Standing$7,010,333--2,561--$2,737$7,010,3331New Line
3Fly Away Home$3,833,514-19%1,40181$2,736$8,541,5582Sony / Columbia
4Maximum Risk$2,907,852-48%2,3580$1,233$10,272,9332Sony / Columbia
5Bulletproof$2,615,855-36%2,189-53$1,195$12,733,1003Universal
6First Kid$2,322,797-25%1,866-7$1,245$9,785,7044Disney
7Tin Cup$1,803,879-46%1,774-156$1,017$28,536,3586Warner Bros.
8A Time to Kill$1,601,518-44%1,449-387$1,105$68,463,8379Warner Bros.
9Independence Day$1,592,607-23%1,396-115$1,141$290,609,64812Fox
10The Rich Man's Wife$1,571,989-50%1,0093$1,558$4,704,1402Disney