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, Sep. 12 - Sun, Sep. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Burn After Reading$19,127,911--2,651--$7,215$19,127,9111Focus
2Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$17,381,578--2,070--$8,397$17,381,5781Lionsgate
3Righteous Kill$16,287,944--3,152--$5,167$16,287,9441Overture
4The Women (2008)$10,115,876--2,962--$3,415$10,115,8761Picturehouse
5Tropic Thunder$4,183,777-42%2,927-519$1,429$102,971,7315Paramount / DreamWorks
6The House Bunny$4,154,536-25%2,76327$1,504$38,958,3884Sony / Columbia
7The Dark Knight$4,128,435-25%2,191-384$1,884$517,807,2969Warner Bros.
8Bangkok Dangerous$2,593,150-67%2,6544$977$12,724,2792Lionsgate
9Traitor$2,132,725-50%2,014-94$1,059$20,736,1513Overture
10Death Race$2,056,719-45%2,007-579$1,025$33,232,1624Universal