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, Feb. 4 - Sun, Feb. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Boogeyman$19,021,003--3,052--$6,232$19,021,0031Sony / Screen Gems
2The Wedding Date$11,130,405--1,694--$6,570$11,130,4051Universal
3Are We There Yet?$10,614,187-35%2,79080$3,804$51,272,5993Sony / Columbia
4Hide and Seek$8,905,902-59%3,0050$2,964$35,715,4912Fox
5Million Dollar Baby$8,708,118-29%2,02515$4,300$34,634,2148Warner Bros.
6The Aviator (2004)$5,427,739-28%2,53027$2,145$75,916,7627Miramax
7Meet the Fockers$4,807,958-40%2,504-502$1,920$265,165,4807Universal
8Sideways$4,657,652-27%1,78692$2,608$46,668,02316Fox Searchlight
9Racing Stripes$4,281,646-35%3,003-182$1,426$40,373,6354Warner Bros.
10Coach Carter$4,233,418-47%2,5740$1,645$59,339,4654Paramount