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.
1Lakeview Terrace$15,004,283--2,464--$6,089$15,004,2831Sony / Screen Gems
2Burn After Reading$11,029,119-42%2,6576$4,151$36,136,7182Focus
3My Best Friend's Girl$8,266,063--2,604--$3,174$8,266,0631Lionsgate
4Igor$7,803,193--2,339--$3,336$7,803,1931MGM
5Righteous Kill$7,424,689-54%3,1520$2,356$28,534,6562Overture
6Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$7,272,217-58%2,0700$3,513$28,129,4412Lionsgate
7The Women (2008)$5,417,989-46%2,99533$1,809$19,321,4092Picturehouse
8Ghost Town (2008)$5,012,455--1,505--$3,331$5,012,4551Paramount / DreamWorks
9The Dark Knight$2,915,011-29%1,905-286$1,530$521,904,87810Warner Bros.
10The House Bunny$2,662,841-36%2,675-88$995$42,537,2845Sony / Columbia