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. 25 - Sun, Jun. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Big Daddy$41,536,370--3,027--$13,722$41,536,3701Sony / Columbia
2Tarzan (1999)$24,055,796-30%3,04944$7,890$58,417,4272Disney
3Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me$18,338,740-42%3,3140$5,534$134,494,7333New Line
4The General's Daughter$15,178,374-32%2,8582$5,311$37,510,4272Paramount
5Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$14,112,712-25%3,126107$4,515$351,672,6586Fox
6Notting Hill$5,527,208-20%2,559-227$2,160$89,508,2375Universal
7The Mummy (1999)$2,171,837-32%1,826-506$1,189$146,034,9618Universal
8Instinct$1,942,612-40%1,814-315$1,071$22,373,9404Disney
9The Matrix$1,011,741-23%1,139-226$888$165,688,13313Warner Bros.
10Entrapment$826,601-39%1,062-402$778$63,789,6409Fox