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.
1Cars$60,118,155--3,985--$15,086$60,118,1551Disney
2The Break-Up$20,326,438-48%3,0755$6,610$73,926,6982Universal
3X-Men: The Last Stand$16,078,232-53%3,680-34$4,369$202,243,3653Fox
4The Omen (2006)$16,027,298--2,723--$5,886$36,303,3401Fox
5The Da Vinci Code$10,444,732-44%3,319-438$3,147$189,172,8024Sony / Columbia
6Over the Hedge$10,221,573-50%3,527-466$2,898$130,216,3554Paramount / DreamWorks
7Mission: Impossible III$3,020,560-36%1,908-759$1,583$127,493,2306Paramount
8RV$1,908,868-40%1,622-559$1,177$64,918,3557Sony / Columbia
9Poseidon$1,834,058-47%1,724-996$1,064$54,934,2595Warner Bros.