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. 31 - Sun, Jan. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$16,022,75736%2,9000$5,525$79,472,8233Sony / Columbia
2Toy Story 2$12,425,66720%3,102-49$4,006$208,854,3646Disney
3The Talented Mr. Ripley$12,387,523-3%2,3092$5,365$39,771,6172Paramount
4The Green Mile$11,775,89127%2,8750$4,096$76,560,8064Warner Bros.
5Any Given Sunday$11,658,852-14%2,5050$4,654$45,230,6062Warner Bros.
6Galaxy Quest$9,705,59638%2,44230$3,974$27,311,5372DreamWorks
7Bicentennial Man$8,282,58522%2,7670$2,993$39,761,0333Disney
8Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo$5,749,16510%2,1620$2,659$31,495,6324Disney
9Man on the Moon$5,405,933-28%2,0790$2,600$24,551,2362Universal
10Anna and the King$5,362,41320%2,129-3$2,519$24,816,8283Fox