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.
1The Eye (2008)$12,424,695--2,436--$5,100$12,424,6951Lionsgate
227 Dresses$8,530,320-36%2,976-98$2,866$57,244,5953Fox
3Meet the Spartans$7,336,913-60%2,64338$2,776$28,542,5122Fox
4Rambo$7,121,716-61%2,76413$2,577$29,920,3062Lionsgate
5Juno$7,013,731-31%2,47549$2,834$109,830,2866Fox Searchlight
6The Bucket List$6,725,827-36%2,9150$2,307$67,549,2474Warner Bros.
7Untraceable$5,076,584-55%2,3680$2,144$19,129,0212Sony / Screen Gems
8Cloverfield$4,841,883-62%3,007-404$1,610$71,916,1623Paramount
9Over Her Dead Body$4,025,115--1,977--$2,036$4,025,1151New Line
10Strange Wilderness$3,002,326--1,208--$2,485$3,002,3261Paramount Classics