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, Dec. 17 - Sun, Dec. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$15,018,223--2,878--$5,218$15,018,2231Sony / Columbia
2The Green Mile$12,765,678-29%2,8750$4,440$36,569,6082Warner Bros.
3Toy Story 2$12,129,833-34%3,228-29$3,758$156,356,0464Disney
4Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo$8,311,252-32%2,1628$3,844$20,535,2682Disney
5Bicentennial Man$8,234,926--2,518--$3,270$8,234,9261Disney
6Anna and the King$5,223,416--2,132--$2,450$5,223,4161Fox
7The World Is Not Enough$4,101,449-33%2,625-438$1,562$85,231,9905MGM
8End of Days$3,047,325-36%2,409-243$1,265$48,945,5534Universal
9Sleepy Hollow$3,022,605-36%2,564-501$1,179$84,648,6295Paramount
10The Bone Collector$979,440-43%1,113-909$880$57,892,6287Universal