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. 19 - Sun, Oct. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1From Hell$11,014,818--2,305--$4,779$11,014,8181Fox
2Riding in Cars with Boys$10,404,652--2,770--$3,756$10,404,6521Sony / Columbia
3Training Day$9,325,443-30%2,603-109$3,583$45,262,6883Warner Bros.
4Bandits$8,304,007-36%3,2070$2,589$21,354,7072MGM
5The Last Castle$7,088,324--2,262--$3,134$7,088,3241DreamWorks
6Serendipity$5,446,446-38%2,6107$2,087$27,522,0433Miramax
7Corky Romano$5,307,985-41%2,09432$2,535$14,331,1582Disney
8Don't Say a Word$4,215,594-37%2,256-473$1,869$37,785,9424Fox
9Iron Monkey$3,190,010-47%1,23510$2,583$9,204,6632Miramax
10Zoolander$3,135,854-38%2,285-237$1,372$33,209,7004Paramount