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. 27 - Sun, Mar. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$19,631,803-7%3,03529$6,468$426,978,97111Paramount
2The Wedding Singer$8,719,890-29%2,826-11$3,086$24,000,9073New Line
3Good Will Hunting$6,636,8613%2,20318$3,013$63,103,54513Miramax
4Dark City$5,576,953--1,754--$3,180$5,576,9531New Line
5As Good as It Gets$4,057,720-12%1,831-6$2,216$112,849,21810Sony / TriStar
6Sphere$3,809,123-50%2,238-576$1,702$13,646,0533Warner Bros.
7Krippendorf's Tribe$3,316,377--1,529--$2,169$3,316,3771Disney
8Senseless$2,786,952-48%1,8507$1,506$8,124,6032Miramax / Dimension
9The Borrowers$2,771,184-31%1,60613$1,726$12,857,5673PolyGram
10Kissing a Fool$2,308,145--1,742--$1,325$2,308,1451Universal