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, Nov. 15 - Sun, Nov. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$88,357,778--3,682--$23,997$88,357,7781Warner Bros.
28 Mile$19,344,422-62%2,49626$7,750$84,440,6422Universal
3The Santa Clause 2$15,102,555-39%3,346-6$4,514$82,517,7223Disney
4The Ring$10,662,594-31%2,882-45$3,700$100,687,5115DreamWorks
5Half Past Dead$7,820,271--2,113--$3,701$7,820,2711Sony / Columbia
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$4,713,464-19%1,812-163$2,601$186,179,20331IFC Films
7jackass: the movie$3,874,236-45%2,413-119$1,606$59,348,8774Paramount
8I Spy$3,805,152-57%2,611-571$1,457$30,733,4653Sony / Columbia
9Sweet Home Alabama$2,233,766-41%1,469-535$1,521$121,884,1118Disney
10Femme Fatale$1,246,769-55%1,0660$1,170$5,690,4922Warner Bros.