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, Mar. 25 - Sun, Mar. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guess Who$20,671,177--3,147--$6,569$20,671,1771Sony / Columbia
2Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$14,042,766--3,233--$4,344$17,098,7081Warner Bros.
3The Ring Two$13,616,901-61%3,3419$4,076$57,902,6312DreamWorks
4Robots$12,915,013-39%3,431-345$3,764$87,302,5383Fox
5The Pacifier$8,086,986-35%3,102-79$2,607$85,829,2394Disney
6Hitch$4,282,671-34%2,233-470$1,918$166,445,0387Sony / Columbia
7Hostage$4,138,040-31%1,977-206$2,093$26,204,6683Miramax
8Ice Princess$3,733,364-45%2,5010$1,493$13,342,0662Disney
9Be Cool$2,831,297-52%1,883-777$1,504$52,337,8074MGM
10Million Dollar Baby$2,588,667-36%1,710-500$1,514$94,146,36315Warner Bros.