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, May. 4 - Sun, May. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy Returns$68,138,445--3,401--$20,035$68,138,4451Universal
2Driven$6,002,516-51%2,9050$2,066$9,328,1092Warner Bros.
3Bridget Jones's Diary$5,730,131-24%2,54715$2,250$15,894,1494Miramax
4Spy Kids$3,812,829-34%2,815-290$1,354$48,574,5386Miramax / Dimension
5Along Came a Spider$3,762,266-33%2,5730$1,462$17,385,8465Paramount
6Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$3,108,663-33%2,14117$1,452$5,569,0263Paramount
7Blow$2,447,638-27%1,558-155$1,571$14,885,4925New Line
8Joe Dirt$1,475,282-46%1,783-701$827$8,707,0564Sony / Columbia
9The Forsaken$1,406,246-53%1,5140$929$2,273,2412Sony / Screen Gems
10Town & Country$1,333,504-56%2,2220$600$2,199,4572New Line