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.
1X2: X-Men United$40,031,753-53%3,7498$10,678$147,675,3832Fox
2Daddy Day Care$27,623,078--3,370--$8,197$27,623,0781Sony / Columbia
3The Lizzie McGuire Movie$7,208,768-58%2,8250$2,552$26,528,5232Disney
4Identity$6,477,305-31%2,618-115$2,474$39,380,2373Sony / Columbia
5Anger Management$5,738,970-32%2,819-652$2,036$123,182,4175Sony / Columbia
6Holes$4,860,610-30%2,45250$1,982$51,678,2144Disney
7Malibu's Most Wanted$2,129,475-47%2,008-332$1,060$31,751,8484Warner Bros.
8Confidence$1,539,607-39%1,188-683$1,296$11,058,9513Lionsgate
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$958,577-42%1,042-165$920$6,741,8053MGM
10Agent Cody Banks$394,059-6%1,224-180$322$47,287,4029MGM