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, Mar. 20 - Sun, Mar. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$17,163,888-2%3,16953$5,416$494,506,20414Paramount
2Primary Colors$12,046,247--1,965--$6,130$12,046,2471Universal
3The Man in the Iron Mask$11,077,005-36%3,1010$3,572$28,348,4552MGM / United Artists
4Wild Things$9,622,444--2,177--$4,420$9,622,4441Sony / Columbia
5U.S. Marshals$7,225,511-36%2,8170$2,565$35,444,7583Warner Bros.
6Mr. Nice Guy$5,250,704--1,463--$3,589$5,250,7041New Line
7Good Will Hunting$4,026,752-17%1,805-94$2,231$77,150,59516Miramax
8As Good as It Gets$3,260,4127%1,604-106$2,033$125,802,04013Sony / TriStar
9The Wedding Singer$3,254,479-30%2,065-485$1,576$38,121,2516New Line
10The Big Lebowski$1,830,629-48%1,123-112$1,630$10,862,2673Gramercy