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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Signs$13,440,774-6%3,437-16$3,911$191,979,7655Disney
2XXX$13,109,119-1%3,53619$3,707$123,878,3884Sony / Columbia
3My Big Fat Greek Wedding$11,100,76453%1,619290$6,857$65,373,70920IFC Films
4fear dot com$7,087,457--2,550--$2,779$7,087,4571Warner Bros.
5Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$6,110,883-19%3,250-57$1,880$68,169,5654Miramax / Dimension
6Blue Crush$5,569,455-15%2,820-195$1,975$34,710,9973Universal
7Austin Powers in Goldmember$5,537,8590%2,506-299$2,210$201,499,2246New Line
8Road to Perdition$3,529,98430%1,763-100$2,002$99,340,6998DreamWorks
9Serving Sara$3,422,431-41%2,17420$1,574$10,984,1652Paramount
10Undisputed$3,219,495-29%1,11715$2,882$9,088,8492Miramax