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, Nov. 1 - Sun, Nov. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Romeo + Juliet$11,133,231--1,276--$8,725$11,133,2311Fox
2Sleepers$8,039,085-16%2,0800$3,865$29,949,8893Warner Bros.
3High School High$5,009,703-21%2,1460$2,334$11,321,4892Sony / TriStar
4Larger Than Life$3,779,504--2,433--$1,553$3,779,5041MGM/UA
5The Ghost and the Darkness$3,660,201-17%2,038-164$1,796$24,773,2704Paramount
6Stephen King's Thinner$3,582,333-37%2,0090$1,783$9,261,3792Paramount
7The First Wives Club$3,561,788-19%2,051-355$1,737$69,053,8047Paramount
8Dear God$3,213,045--1,754--$1,832$3,213,0451Paramount
9The Associate$3,118,515-27%1,7810$1,751$7,379,8192Disney
10The Long Kiss Goodnight$2,377,892-35%1,684-618$1,412$21,659,1294New Line