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, Jan. 28 - Sun, Jan. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eye of the Beholder$5,959,447--1,751--$3,403$5,959,4471Destination
2Next Friday$5,752,715-28%1,335160$4,309$39,382,4533New Line
3The Hurricane$5,701,085-12%2,13534$2,670$30,638,4143Universal
4Stuart Little$4,778,048-25%3,041-110$1,571$124,420,6727Sony / Columbia
5The Green Mile$4,022,589-25%2,371-112$1,697$115,519,9008Warner Bros.
6Down to You$4,019,014-47%1,9776$2,033$11,621,5212Miramax
7Galaxy Quest$3,402,089-25%2,209-50$1,540$58,770,1466DreamWorks
8Girl, Interrupted$3,254,074-25%1,9350$1,682$20,708,4587Sony / Columbia
9The Talented Mr. Ripley$2,780,431-25%2,142-73$1,298$72,089,8436Paramount
10Toy Story 2$2,341,578-21%1,796-194$1,304$234,300,55610Disney