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, Jul. 21 - Sun, Jul. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Lies Beneath$29,703,529--2,813--$10,559$29,703,5291DreamWorks
2X-Men$23,468,310-57%3,11287$7,541$99,320,8672Fox
3Pokemon: The Movie 2000$19,575,608--2,752--$7,113$19,575,6081Warner Bros.
4Scary Movie$15,124,155-42%3,301149$4,582$117,223,1753Miramax / Dimension
5The Perfect Storm$9,680,952-43%3,203-204$3,022$145,357,7264Warner Bros.
6Disney's The Kid$6,688,762-36%2,34323$2,855$42,334,4883Disney
7The Patriot$6,240,288-41%2,751-310$2,268$93,408,1424Sony / Columbia
8Loser$6,008,611--2,016--$2,980$6,008,6111Sony / Columbia
9Chicken Run$4,602,125-42%2,577-376$1,786$53,153,8385DreamWorks
10Me, Myself & Irene$3,022,477-47%2,450-400$1,234$83,007,3645Fox