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, May. 2 - Sun, May. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$98,619,778--4,105--$24,024$102,120,4091Paramount
2Made of Honor$14,756,023--2,729--$5,407$14,756,0231Sony / Columbia
3Baby Mama$10,064,343-42%2,5485$3,950$32,061,6752Universal
4Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$6,113,747-59%2,54535$2,402$25,370,3212Warner Bros. / New Line
5Forgetting Sarah Marshall$6,059,730-45%2,87273$2,110$44,732,7743Universal
6The Forbidden Kingdom$4,188,929-63%2,960-191$1,415$45,114,8553Lionsgate
7Nim's Island$2,676,965-41%2,478-499$1,080$42,466,6845Fox
8Prom Night (2008)$2,402,215-47%2,434-387$987$41,347,3354Sony / Screen Gems
921$2,002,367-50%2,242-710$893$78,957,4976Sony / Columbia
1088 Minutes$1,544,157-57%1,765-403$875$15,370,2473Sony / Columbia