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. 12 - Sun, Mar. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Analyze This$15,567,669-15%2,53719$6,136$33,951,1762Warner Bros.
2The Rage: Carrie 2$7,065,123--2,286--$3,091$7,065,1231MGM
3Cruel Intentions$7,006,829-46%2,3120$3,031$20,027,3942Sony / Columbia
4The Corruptor$5,765,300--1,804--$3,196$5,765,3001New Line
5Baby Geniuses$5,613,587--1,689--$3,324$5,613,5871Sony / Columbia
6The Deep End of the Ocean$5,558,400--1,907--$2,915$5,558,4001Sony / Columbia
7Wing Commander$5,114,365--2,019--$2,533$5,114,3651Fox
8The Other Sister$3,839,269-33%1,86317$2,061$16,195,5533Disney
98MM$3,519,267-50%2,241-129$1,570$30,971,3593Sony / Columbia
10October Sky$3,007,710-19%1,575-120$1,910$17,422,7504Universal