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$33,729,643-44%3,9883$8,458$117,052,2932Disney
2Nacho Libre$28,309,572--3,070--$9,221$28,309,5721Paramount
3The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$23,974,205--3,027--$7,920$23,974,2051Universal
4The Lake House$13,617,313--2,645--$5,148$13,617,3131Warner Bros.
5The Break-Up$9,831,311-52%3,14671$3,125$92,261,7643Universal
6X-Men: The Last Stand$7,819,966-51%2,812-868$2,781$216,217,0594Fox
7Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties$7,288,883--2,946--$2,474$7,288,8831Fox
8The Omen (2006)$5,640,789-65%2,7230$2,072$47,189,4712Fox
9The Da Vinci Code$5,267,053-50%2,413-906$2,183$198,770,2935Sony / Columbia
10Over the Hedge$4,337,905-58%2,606-921$1,665$139,050,9295Paramount / DreamWorks