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'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.
1The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$28,094,014--3,016--$9,315$28,094,0141New Line
2Kill Bill Vol. 1$12,424,841-44%3,1020$4,005$43,238,5292Miramax
3Runaway Jury$11,835,389--2,815--$4,204$11,835,3891Fox
4School of Rock$11,006,960-29%2,95122$3,730$54,900,4693Paramount
5Mystic River$10,444,8701529%1,4671454$7,120$13,532,6621Warner Bros.
6Good Boy!$8,933,464-32%3,2250$2,770$25,715,1252MGM
7Intolerable Cruelty$6,514,635-48%2,5706$2,535$22,722,3222Universal
8Out of Time$4,003,161-53%2,344-732$1,708$35,231,5923MGM
9Under the Tuscan Sun$3,379,289-31%1,663-38$2,032$33,657,4444Disney
10The Rundown$2,779,750-47%2,099-724$1,324$44,537,9914Universal