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. 26 - Sun, Sep. 28

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eagle Eye$29,150,801--3,510--$8,305$29,150,8011Paramount / DreamWorks
2Nights in Rodanthe$13,418,409--2,704--$4,962$13,418,4091Warner Bros.
3Lakeview Terrace$6,966,120-54%2,4673$2,824$25,666,4612Sony / Screen Gems
4Burn After Reading$6,196,395-44%2,649-8$2,339$45,567,2833Focus
5Igor$5,382,375-31%2,3412$2,299$14,220,7212MGM
6My Best Friend's Girl$3,881,822-53%2,63632$1,473$14,612,1932Lionsgate
7Righteous Kill$3,709,542-50%3,011-141$1,232$34,711,6903Overture
8Miracle at St. Anna$3,478,893--1,185--$2,936$3,478,8931Disney
9Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$3,126,930-57%1,604-466$1,949$32,764,0413Lionsgate
10Ghost Town (2008)$2,931,881-42%1,5127$1,939$9,224,3712Paramount / DreamWorks