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, Feb. 1 - Sun, Feb. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Snow Dogs$10,198,176-22%2,45414$4,156$51,126,1633Disney
2A Walk to Remember$8,836,016-27%2,4209$3,651$23,325,8542Warner Bros.
3The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$8,771,836-23%2,211204$3,967$23,370,4522Disney
4The Mothman Prophecies$7,365,696-34%2,3310$3,160$21,227,4842Sony / Screen Gems
5Kung Pow! Enter the Fist$3,851,312-45%2,475-3$1,556$12,100,0572Fox
6Orange County$2,873,842-35%2,225-92$1,292$38,543,8704Paramount
7Slackers$2,785,692--1,893--$1,472$2,785,6921Sony / Columbia
8Birthday Girl$2,370,809--1,000--$2,371$2,370,8091Miramax
9Ocean's Eleven$2,058,334-35%1,541-469$1,336$178,908,0929Warner Bros.
10Vanilla Sky$943,555-43%1,325-315$712$96,901,8068Paramount