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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scream 3$34,713,342--3,467--$10,013$34,713,3421Miramax / Dimension
2The Hurricane$4,940,420-13%2,14813$2,300$35,442,4434Universal
3Stuart Little$4,713,252-1%2,702-339$1,744$125,267,7398Sony / Columbia
4Next Friday$4,286,355-25%1,42085$3,019$45,304,6114New Line
5Eye of the Beholder$4,213,996-29%1,7510$2,407$10,173,4432Destination
6The Green Mile$4,017,1330%2,335-36$1,720$120,729,9339Warner Bros.
7Galaxy Quest$3,311,935-3%1,939-270$1,708$62,940,4307DreamWorks
8Down to You$2,707,955-33%2,00326$1,352$14,329,4763Miramax
9Girl, Interrupted$2,556,403-21%1,863-72$1,372$23,307,0338Sony / Columbia
10The Talented Mr. Ripley$2,488,414-11%1,819-323$1,368$74,597,6357Paramount