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, Dec. 20 - Sun, Dec. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beavis and Butt-Head Do America$20,114,233--2,190--$9,185$20,114,2331Paramount
2Jerry Maguire$13,126,813-23%2,5310$5,186$36,286,3772Sony / TriStar
3101 Dalmatians (1996)$6,989,334-22%2,90160$2,409$74,939,8174Disney
4Scream$6,354,586--1,413--$4,497$6,354,5861Miramax / Dimension
5One Fine Day$6,226,430--1,946--$3,200$6,226,4301Fox
6The Preacher's Wife$5,182,161-32%1,989206$2,605$12,831,9132Disney
7Mars Attacks!$4,674,116-50%1,9550$2,391$14,058,3882Warner Bros.
8Jingle All the Way$3,114,864-23%2,112-207$1,475$37,543,6515Fox
9My Fellow Americans$2,860,334--1,915--$1,494$2,860,3341Warner Bros.
10Daylight (1996)$2,437,750-41%1,990-199$1,225$16,590,8353Universal