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, Apr. 9 - Sun, Apr. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix$22,563,320-19%2,90354$7,772$73,314,5612Warner Bros.
2Never Been Kissed$11,836,707--2,455--$4,821$11,836,7071Fox
310 Things I Hate About You$5,049,227-39%2,2765$2,218$13,379,9083Disney
4The Out-of-Towners$5,010,781-39%2,1053$2,380$13,234,9962Paramount
5Analyze This$4,997,020-21%2,35116$2,125$65,663,5546Warner Bros.
6Go$4,706,795--1,563--$3,011$4,706,7951Sony / Columbia
7Forces of Nature$3,537,259-43%2,33557$1,515$32,688,1564DreamWorks
8Twin Dragons$2,829,990--1,129--$2,507$2,829,9901Miramax / Dimension
9Doug's First Movie$2,407,375-22%2,152-116$1,119$9,949,5483Disney
10Shakespeare in Love$2,156,955-31%1,614-121$1,336$64,369,70818Miramax