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, May. 4 - Sun, May. 6

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 3$151,115,793--4,252--$35,540$151,115,7931Sony / Columbia
2Disturbia$5,843,789-35%3,13285$1,866$60,004,8674Paramount / DreamWorks
3Fracture$3,696,060-46%2,365-78$1,563$26,736,0703New Line
4The Invisible$3,261,337-58%2,0190$1,615$12,482,4332Disney
5Next$2,893,753-59%2,7338$1,059$11,961,0692Paramount
6Lucky You$2,710,057--2,525--$1,073$2,710,0571Warner Bros.
7Meet the Robinsons$2,619,392-46%2,107-354$1,243$91,929,3066Disney
8Blades of Glory$2,407,647-53%2,113-943$1,139$111,737,1526Paramount / DreamWorks
9Hot Fuzz$2,219,346-54%1,266-6$1,753$16,316,5863Rogue
10Are We Done Yet?$1,745,655-49%1,704-997$1,024$46,150,1735Sony / Columbia