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, Apr. 23 - Sun, Apr. 25

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Man on Fire (2004)$22,751,965--2,980--$7,635$22,792,5221Fox
213 Going on 30$21,053,551--3,438--$6,124$21,053,5511Sony / Columbia
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$10,410,219-59%3,073102$3,388$42,964,8372Miramax
4The Punisher$6,287,612-55%2,6490$2,374$24,170,4142Lionsgate
5Home on the Range$3,570,157-35%2,481-254$1,439$42,551,2694Disney
6Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$3,418,291-35%2,420-390$1,413$76,800,8615Warner Bros.
7Hellboy$3,112,268-45%2,218-679$1,403$54,802,1334Sony / Columbia
8Johnson Family Vacation$3,095,115-48%1,259-67$2,458$25,040,3953Fox Searchlight
9Ella Enchanted$2,965,922-30%2,149210$1,380$17,513,9843Miramax
10Walking Tall$2,661,064-42%2,201-243$1,209$40,530,9084MGM