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, Jan. 6 - Sun, Jan. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hostel$19,557,541--2,195--$8,910$19,557,5411Lionsgate
2The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$15,642,455-39%3,514-339$4,451$247,778,2085Disney
3King Kong (2005)$12,622,303-49%3,482-145$3,625$192,679,7314Universal
4Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$11,918,526-28%3,182126$3,746$81,077,2643Sony / Columbia
5Cheaper by the Dozen 2$8,433,267-42%3,108-103$2,713$66,555,3563Fox
6Munich$7,565,79859%1,485953$5,095$25,348,6813Universal
7Memoirs of a Geisha$6,111,576-21%1,58942$3,846$39,863,3153Sony / Columbia
8Rumor Has It$5,700,513-39%2,766-49$2,061$35,204,8923Warner Bros.
9The Family Stone$4,608,371-43%2,085-379$2,210$53,175,7494Fox
10The Ringer$4,249,862-31%1,688-165$2,518$27,758,5733Fox Searchlight