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, Feb. 20 - Sun, Feb. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$21,035,037-36%3,0064$6,998$402,558,02810Paramount
2The Wedding Singer$12,228,970-35%2,83716$4,311$15,281,0172New Line
3Sphere$7,684,122-47%2,8140$2,731$9,836,9302Warner Bros.
4Good Will Hunting$6,471,601-30%2,18513$2,962$56,466,68412Miramax
5Senseless$5,337,651--1,843--$2,896$5,337,6511Miramax / Dimension
6As Good as It Gets$4,608,467-28%1,83736$2,509$107,508,2259Sony / TriStar
7The Borrowers$4,011,304-34%1,59358$2,518$10,086,3832PolyGram
8Palmetto$2,876,753--1,505--$1,911$2,876,7531Sony / Columbia
9The Replacement Killers$1,657,600-65%1,500-436$1,105$17,228,1443Sony / Columbia
10Wag the Dog$1,607,788-38%1,031-71$1,559$32,281,9609New Line