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, Jan. 23 - Sun, Jan. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$25,239,007-16%2,7714$9,108$274,599,1606Paramount
2Spice World$10,527,222--2,339--$4,501$10,527,2221Sony / Columbia
3Good Will Hunting$8,507,974-28%1,83112$4,647$25,479,6088Miramax
4As Good as It Gets$7,520,744-9%1,76310$4,266$76,625,6885Sony / TriStar
5Fallen$4,947,268-46%2,4480$2,021$4,947,2682Warner Bros.
6Wag the Dog$4,381,332-32%1,726-26$2,538$19,951,5865New Line
7Hard Rain$3,703,706-54%2,13225$1,737$11,712,7302Paramount
8Half Baked$3,100,230-60%1,7032$1,820$10,822,7702Universal
9Phantoms$3,065,951--1,859--$1,649$3,065,9511Miramax / Dimension
10Tomorrow Never Dies$2,743,754-57%1,905-522$1,440$60,531,1586MGM/UA