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. 10 - Sun, Oct. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kiss the Girls$11,122,441-16%2,30231$4,832$24,337,6082Paramount
2Seven Years in Tibet$10,020,378--2,103--$4,765$10,020,3781Sony / TriStar
3Soul Food$5,622,362-33%1,285-65$4,375$25,178,6383Fox
4In & Out$5,474,143-29%2,45279$2,233$39,441,8514Paramount
5The Peacemaker$5,207,974-36%2,42019$2,152$31,479,2723DreamWorks
6Rocket Man$4,472,937--1,836--$2,436$4,472,9371Disney
7L.A. Confidential$3,665,776-22%1,6250$2,256$18,007,0754Warner Bros.
8The Edge$3,473,422-31%2,200-155$1,579$16,221,6843Fox
9Most Wanted$2,836,490--2,098--$1,352$2,836,4901New Line
10Gang Related$2,443,237--1,260--$1,939$2,443,2371Orion