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, Oct. 4 - Sun, Oct. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The First Wives Club$11,017,356-28%2,3120$4,765$45,245,2973Paramount
2The Glimmer Man$7,605,504--2,236--$3,401$7,605,5041Warner Bros.
3That Thing You Do!$6,208,595--1,870--$3,320$6,208,5951Fox
4D3: The Mighty Ducks$6,170,358--2,056--$3,001$6,170,3581Disney
5Extreme Measures$4,052,267-41%2,2980$1,763$10,958,8132Sony / Columbia
6Last Man Standing$2,044,911-43%2,098-481$975$12,633,1663New Line
7Fly Away Home$2,014,882-33%1,4010$1,438$13,561,3414Sony / Columbia
8Independence Day$1,482,292-42%1,588-234$933$295,734,96114Fox
9Bulletproof$908,615-53%1,165-707$780$15,588,6205Universal
10First Kid$826,542-55%1,590-268$520$12,459,9916Disney