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. 22 - Sun, Jun. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Evan Almighty$31,191,628--3,604--$8,655$31,191,6281Universal
21408$20,619,120--2,678--$7,699$20,619,1201MGM / Weinstein
3Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$20,009,480-66%3,9634$5,049$97,463,8752Fox
4Ocean's Thirteen$11,411,144-42%3,450-115$3,308$91,083,0673Warner Bros.
5Knocked Up$10,977,051-22%2,97568$3,690$109,323,9484Universal
6Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$7,202,279-42%2,802-527$2,570$287,002,6885Disney
7Surf's Up$6,580,099-29%3,309-222$1,989$47,190,0513Sony / Columbia
8Shrek the Third$5,651,700-37%2,822-683$2,003$307,808,9236Paramount / DreamWorks
9Nancy Drew$4,380,228-36%2,6120$1,677$16,066,3762Warner Bros.
10A Mighty Heart$3,949,795--1,355--$2,915$3,949,7951Paramount Vantage