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, Jun. 5 - Sun, Jun. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Truman Show$31,542,121--2,315--$13,625$31,542,1211Paramount
2A Perfect Murder$16,615,704--2,845--$5,840$16,615,7041Warner Bros.
3Godzilla (1998)$9,712,559-46%3,3100$2,934$114,015,5873Sony / TriStar
4Hope Floats$8,551,526-40%2,40437$3,557$22,761,9902Fox
5Deep Impact$6,656,613-34%3,2800$2,029$121,963,1865Paramount
6The Horse Whisperer$5,248,338-28%2,362173$2,222$26,271,9164Disney
7Bulworth$2,185,744-55%1,794-257$1,218$17,671,1444Fox
8Titanic$1,647,439-8%1,219-343$1,351$581,876,22325Paramount
9Quest for Camelot$1,303,646-45%1,562-887$835$16,011,1044Warner Bros.
10Almost Heroes$956,810-66%2,041-7$469$3,794,7382Warner Bros.