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, Aug. 25 - Sun, Aug. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Invincible (2006)$17,029,961--2,917--$5,838$17,029,9611Disney
2Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$8,123,849-41%3,370-371$2,411$127,805,8544Sony / Columbia
3Little Miss Sunshine$7,370,42031%1,430739$5,154$22,896,8185Fox Searchlight
4Beerfest$7,031,115--2,964--$2,372$7,031,1151Warner Bros.
5World Trade Center$6,473,359-41%3,02123$2,143$55,642,8373Paramount
6Accepted$6,344,990-37%2,9173$2,175$20,985,9562Universal
7Snakes on a Plane$6,167,366-55%3,5550$1,735$26,322,9702New Line
8Step Up$6,164,173-39%2,6478$2,329$50,396,7943Disney
9Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$5,652,418-25%3,003-224$1,882$54,930,8364Paramount
10How to Eat Fried Worms$4,003,537--1,870--$2,141$4,003,5371New Line