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, Oct. 6 - Sun, Oct. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Parents$28,622,388--2,614--$10,950$28,622,3881Universal
2Remember the Titans$19,209,998-8%2,701836$7,112$45,865,4042Disney
3Get Carter$6,637,830--2,315--$2,867$6,637,8301Warner Bros.
4The Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen$4,441,612-38%1,1500$3,862$19,822,8013Warner Bros.
5Digimon: The Movie$4,233,304--1,823--$2,322$4,233,3041Fox
6Almost Famous$3,718,598-33%2,085450$1,784$18,530,1524DreamWorks
7Urban Legends: Final Cut$2,607,635-41%2,5390$1,027$15,519,2533Sony / Columbia
8Bring It On$2,263,045-25%2,382-84$950$62,499,2987Universal
9The Watcher$1,146,858-50%1,749-887$656$27,844,7405Universal
10Nurse Betty$1,127,921-46%1,473-16$766$23,066,4505USA Films