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, Jul. 13 - Sun, Jul. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$77,107,180--4,285--$17,995$139,714,1151Warner Bros.
2Transformers$37,028,486-47%4,05039$9,143$224,011,1962Paramount / DreamWorks
3Ratatouille$18,011,251-38%3,625-315$4,969$142,996,0703Disney
4Live Free or Die Hard$11,280,503-36%3,201-210$3,524$103,323,8953Fox
5License to Wed$7,311,943-30%2,715111$2,693$30,382,1402Warner Bros.
61408$4,934,565-30%2,206-425$2,237$62,127,9804MGM / Weinstein
7Evan Almighty$4,894,739-44%2,697-763$1,815$87,787,7914Universal
8Knocked Up$3,675,745-30%1,710-503$2,150$138,219,0037Universal
9Ocean's Thirteen$1,984,389-44%1,244-858$1,595$112,511,5926Warner Bros.
10Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$1,632,099-62%1,312-1306$1,244$127,191,1275Fox