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.
1Fool's Gold$21,589,047--3,125--$6,908$21,589,0471Warner Bros.
2Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$16,206,913--2,387--$6,790$16,206,9131Universal
3The Eye (2008)$6,527,193-47%2,47034$2,643$21,416,9042Lionsgate
4Juno$5,602,004-20%2,321-154$2,414$117,509,1567Fox Searchlight
527 Dresses$5,410,511-37%2,841-135$1,904$65,078,9014Fox
6The Bucket List$5,277,913-22%2,753-162$1,917$74,999,4775Warner Bros.
7Rambo$4,481,351-37%2,717-47$1,649$36,877,5003Lionsgate
8Meet the Spartans$4,110,691-44%2,446-197$1,681$33,950,1033Fox
9Untraceable$3,474,813-32%2,143-225$1,621$24,321,9423Sony / Screen Gems
10Cloverfield$2,755,946-43%2,030-977$1,358$76,041,5774Paramount