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. 3 - Sun, Oct. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kiss the Girls$13,215,167--2,271--$5,819$13,215,1671Paramount
2Soul Food$8,358,379-25%1,35014$6,191$19,556,2762Fox
3The Peacemaker$8,167,876-34%2,40139$3,402$24,197,8532DreamWorks
4In & Out$7,722,423-31%2,373105$3,254$33,967,7083Paramount
5The Edge$5,014,817-35%2,3555$2,129$12,748,2622Fox
6L.A. Confidential$4,707,6516%1,625801$2,897$14,341,2993Warner Bros.
7The Game$2,910,604-42%2,365-156$1,231$31,295,6134PolyGram
8U Turn$2,730,440--1,230--$2,220$2,730,4401Sony / TriStar
9Wishmaster$1,539,866-51%1,727-775$892$10,712,5903Live
10Air Force One$756,084-38%1,094-446$691$168,999,56911Sony / Columbia