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, Jan. 1 - Sun, Jan. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Patch Adams$19,050,338-25%2,75240$6,922$65,494,7892Universal
2Stepmom$14,582,379-24%2,3580$6,184$50,019,3302Sony / TriStar
3You've Got Mail$14,176,243-22%2,77620$5,107$77,942,0413Warner Bros.
4The Prince of Egypt$11,244,173-26%3,202-16$3,512$66,351,7233DreamWorks
5A Bug's Life$8,830,878-13%2,55195$3,462$136,423,5726Disney
6Mighty Joe Young$8,119,749-23%2,54442$3,192$11,260,0362Disney
7The Faculty$7,485,668-36%2,3650$3,165$11,755,9172Miramax / Dimension
8Enemy of the State$4,788,756-10%1,53934$3,112$69,352,6767Disney
9Star Trek: Insurrection$4,748,716-35%2,516-161$1,887$42,415,9344Paramount
10Jack Frost$3,166,282-19%2,135-7$1,483$19,279,8704Warner Bros.