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, Jan. 18 - Sun, Jan. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$28,612,570--3,101--$9,227$30,456,5701Sony / Columbia
2Snow Dogs$17,813,615--2,302--$7,738$17,813,6151Disney
3Orange County$10,529,180-30%2,3170$4,544$29,204,0582Paramount
4Ocean's Eleven$5,713,890-26%2,6700$2,140$170,579,6187Warner Bros.
5Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$3,452,767-6%1,851-319$1,865$309,814,02910Warner Bros.
6Vanilla Sky$3,115,310-38%2,355-415$1,323$93,051,6896Paramount
7Monsters, Inc.$1,383,749-37%1,37461$1,007$249,286,96412Disney