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. 19 - Sun, Jun. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The X-Files$30,138,542--2,629--$11,464$30,138,5421Fox
2Mulan$22,745,143--2,888--$7,876$22,745,1431Disney
3The Truman Show$12,418,709-38%2,91149$4,266$63,971,4103Paramount
4Six Days, Seven Nights$10,702,570-35%2,57929$4,150$27,187,8462Disney
5A Perfect Murder$7,382,061-35%2,755-90$2,680$35,275,5083Warner Bros.
6Can't Hardly Wait$3,823,967-52%1,9870$1,924$11,849,8772Sony / Columbia
7Hope Floats$3,266,965-38%1,876-528$1,741$31,322,5374Fox
8Godzilla (1998)$2,981,067-52%2,337-973$1,276$129,211,0215Sony / TriStar
9Deep Impact$2,686,352-39%1,972-652$1,362$133,055,1007Paramount
10The Horse Whisperer$2,576,416-35%1,852-434$1,391$32,796,5666Disney