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, Jun. 30 - Sun, Jul. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superman Returns$52,535,597--4,065--$12,924$84,595,4441Warner Bros.
2The Devil Wears Prada$27,535,816--2,847--$9,672$27,535,8161Fox
3Click$19,919,956-50%3,76415$5,292$78,436,5412Sony / Columbia
4Cars$10,503,618-55%3,706-243$2,834$182,587,3934Disney
5Nacho Libre$6,600,001-48%3,082-1$2,141$65,374,9363Paramount
6The Lake House$4,812,392-46%2,6450$1,819$39,042,2553Warner Bros.
7The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$4,485,167-54%2,670-360$1,680$51,721,9403Universal
8Waist Deep$3,423,003-64%1,0062$3,403$15,284,7642Rogue
9The Break-Up$2,990,245-55%1,911-995$1,565$110,228,2135Universal
10The Da Vinci Code$2,424,933-40%1,384-527$1,752$209,919,2577Sony / Columbia