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, Mar. 21 - Sun, Mar. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$16,204,548-27%2,87170$5,644$83,349,9963Disney
2Dreamcatcher$15,028,586--2,945--$5,103$15,028,5861Warner Bros.
3Agent Cody Banks$9,228,126-34%3,3690$2,739$26,532,5502MGM
4View from the Top$7,009,513--2,508--$2,795$7,009,5131Miramax
5The Hunted$6,509,548-52%2,5171$2,586$23,389,9092Paramount
6Chicago$6,176,021-13%2,565-35$2,408$134,025,37313Miramax
7Piglet's Big Movie$6,098,471--2,084--$2,926$6,098,4711Disney
8Tears of the Sun$4,435,612-49%2,801-172$1,584$37,918,2293Sony / Columbia
9Old School$3,904,019-41%2,033-419$1,920$66,961,0225DreamWorks
10Boat Trip$3,815,075--1,714--$2,226$3,815,0751Artisan