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.
1The Matrix Revolutions$48,475,149--3,502--$13,842$83,790,2391Warner Bros.
2Elf$31,113,501--3,337--$9,324$31,113,5011New Line
3Brother Bear$18,527,160-5%3,0300$6,115$44,022,2852Disney
4Scary Movie 3$10,812,152-46%3,288-217$3,288$93,062,7713Miramax / Dimension
5Radio$7,215,814-25%2,811-263$2,567$36,131,7333Sony / Columbia
6The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$4,939,582-54%2,378-592$2,077$73,373,0954New Line
7Mystic River$4,787,693-23%1,58130$3,028$40,437,7874Warner Bros.
8Runaway Jury$4,670,620-28%2,133-603$2,190$39,992,6724Fox
9School of Rock$3,026,459-33%1,982-804$1,527$73,471,4246Paramount
10Kill Bill Vol. 1$2,322,779-49%1,681-748$1,382$64,912,0475Miramax