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, Dec. 12 - Sun, Dec. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Something's Gotta Give$16,064,485--2,677--$6,001$16,064,4851Sony / Columbia
2The Last Samurai$14,086,877-42%2,9080$4,844$46,875,4942Warner Bros.
3Stuck on You$9,410,755--3,003--$3,134$9,410,7551Fox
4Love Don't Cost a Thing$6,314,441--1,844--$3,424$6,314,4411Warner Bros.
5The Haunted Mansion$6,138,382-35%3,001-121$2,045$53,749,6903Disney
6Elf$6,017,341-25%2,876-243$2,092$147,524,4626New Line
7Bad Santa$6,012,550-14%2,540449$2,367$35,722,0403Miramax / Dimension
8Honey (2003)$4,860,742-62%1,97230$2,465$19,778,0912Universal
9Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$4,166,395-42%2,955-454$1,410$90,731,0224Universal
10Gothika$2,724,737-48%1,806-399$1,509$53,934,9844Warner Bros.