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. 26 - Sun, Sep. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Peacemaker$12,311,529--2,362--$5,212$12,311,5291DreamWorks
2In & Out$11,225,464-25%2,268276$4,949$26,245,2852Paramount
3Soul Food$11,197,897--1,336--$8,382$11,197,8971Fox
4The Edge$7,733,445--2,350--$3,291$7,733,4451Fox
5The Game$5,015,321-44%2,52188$1,989$28,385,0093PolyGram
6Wishmaster$3,134,208-48%2,5020$1,253$9,172,7242Live
7A Thousand Acres$1,586,562-46%1,22820$1,292$4,518,3242Disney
8G.I. Jane$1,345,792-43%1,814-195$742$25,753,3546Disney
9Air Force One$1,216,063-41%1,540-345$790$167,896,68510Sony / Columbia
10Money Talks$1,033,273-53%1,263-679$818$23,843,6626New Line