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. 27 - Sun, Jul. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Simpsons Movie$74,038,702--3,922--$18,878$74,038,7021Fox
2I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$19,132,337-44%3,5016$5,465$71,682,3232Universal
3Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$17,733,749-45%4,005-280$4,428$242,439,6283Warner Bros.
4Hairspray (2007)$15,899,890-42%3,1210$5,094$59,660,1122New Line
5No Reservations$11,704,833--2,425--$4,827$11,704,8331Warner Bros.
6Transformers$11,643,206-43%3,349-413$3,477$284,677,9784Paramount / DreamWorks
7Ratatouille$7,456,280-32%2,934-468$2,541$179,903,3815Disney
8Live Free or Die Hard$5,618,620-21%2,271-456$2,474$125,398,3465Fox
9I Know Who Killed Me$3,506,567--1,320--$2,656$3,506,5671Sony / Columbia
10Who's Your Caddy?$2,758,030--1,019--$2,707$2,758,0301MGM / Weinstein