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.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$34,911,076-63%3,8550$9,056$157,976,8462Warner Bros.
2The Chronicles of Riddick$24,290,275--2,757--$8,810$24,290,2751Universal
3Shrek 2$23,317,869-39%3,843-288$6,068$353,336,7554DreamWorks
4Garfield$21,727,217--3,094--$7,022$21,727,2171Fox
5The Stepford Wives$21,406,793--3,057--$7,003$21,406,7931Paramount
6The Day After Tomorrow$14,538,022-48%3,210-234$4,529$153,145,7033Fox
7Raising Helen$3,704,852-43%2,103-618$1,762$31,286,1143Disney
8Troy$3,416,430-43%2,003-747$1,706$125,607,5325Warner Bros.
9Van Helsing$1,194,695-51%1,034-1025$1,155$116,987,9456Universal