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. 4 - Sun, Oct. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Red Dragon$36,541,017--3,357--$10,885$36,541,0171Universal
2Sweet Home Alabama$21,326,102-40%3,30310$6,457$65,333,5222Disney
3The Tuxedo$10,036,607-33%3,0220$3,321$27,989,1232DreamWorks
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$8,223,801-13%1,971130$4,172$134,292,07425IFC Films
5Barbershop$6,634,684-34%2,176125$3,049$60,045,4534MGM
6The Banger Sisters$3,484,363-36%2,532-206$1,376$24,299,0073Fox Searchlight
7The Four Feathers$2,057,762-42%2,1870$941$15,518,3103Paramount
8One Hour Photo$1,734,146-43%1,261-46$1,375$28,783,6747Fox Searchlight
9Signs$1,653,083-30%1,537-246$1,076$223,399,67310Disney
10Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$1,269,77612%2,205635$576$82,281,7079Miramax / Dimension