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.
1Spider-Man 3$58,165,640-62%4,2520$13,680$240,235,0872Sony / Columbia
228 Weeks Later$9,807,678--2,303--$4,259$9,807,6781Fox Atomic
3Georgia Rule$6,773,108--2,523--$2,685$6,773,1081Universal
4Disturbia$4,733,546-19%3,106-26$1,524$66,218,4695Paramount / DreamWorks
5Delta Farce$3,420,489--1,931--$1,771$3,420,4891Lionsgate
6Fracture$2,953,145-20%2,202-163$1,341$31,043,0994New Line
7The Invisible$2,315,241-29%1,943-76$1,192$15,658,4733Disney
8Meet the Robinsons$1,802,931-31%1,640-467$1,099$94,301,6187Disney
9Next$1,737,421-40%2,017-716$861$14,739,0453Paramount
10Hot Fuzz$1,716,670-23%1,236-30$1,389$19,005,0004Rogue