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. 5 - Sun, Jul. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$52,149,732--3,557--$14,661$87,242,5691Sony / Columbia
2Mr. Deeds$18,411,644-50%3,2310$5,698$73,612,8122Sony / Columbia
3Lilo & Stitch$12,637,020-41%3,2220$3,922$103,017,4843Disney
4Minority Report$12,557,255-42%2,729-272$4,601$97,121,3823Fox
5Like Mike$12,179,420--2,410--$5,054$19,018,7351Fox
6The Bourne Identity$9,156,240-18%2,512-151$3,645$89,019,3264Universal
7Scooby-Doo$7,024,081-43%3,257-190$2,157$137,528,1274Warner Bros.
8The Sum of All Fears$3,715,103-24%1,592-894$2,334$111,723,4746Paramount
9The Powerpuff Girls Movie$3,582,831--2,340--$1,531$6,127,2531Warner Bros.
10Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$2,815,058-31%1,792-375$1,571$60,787,2075Warner Bros.