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. 13 - Sun, Jul. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Legally Blonde$20,377,426--2,620--$7,778$20,377,4261MGM
2The Score$19,018,807--2,129--$8,933$19,018,8071Paramount
3Cats & Dogs$12,033,590-45%3,0400$3,958$37,238,4752Warner Bros.
4Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$11,408,607--2,649--$4,307$19,028,1551Sony / Columbia
5Scary Movie 2$9,554,442-53%3,2200$2,967$53,479,7122Miramax / Dimension
6The Fast and the Furious$8,087,885-34%2,899101$2,790$115,613,6784Universal
7Dr. Dolittle 2$7,483,973-28%2,829-199$2,645$34,809,0014Fox
8Kiss of the Dragon$6,010,165-55%2,10075$2,862$10,817,4172Fox
9A.I. Artificial Intelligence$5,214,891-63%2,830-412$1,843$70,099,5683Warner Bros.
10Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$3,883,274-42%2,164-846$1,794$69,493,1695Paramount