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, Jul. 31 - Sun, Aug. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Funny People$22,658,601--3,007--$7,535$22,658,6011Universal
2Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$17,909,828--4,39368$4,077$255,673,2143Warner Bros.
3G-Force$17,514,671--3,6970$4,738$66,919,2442Disney
4The Ugly Truth$13,187,541--2,8820$4,576$54,668,8322Sony / Columbia
5Aliens in the Attic$8,007,142--3,106--$2,578$8,007,1421Fox
6Orphan$7,525,592--2,7500$2,737$27,068,1612Warner Bros.
7Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$5,525,852--2,757-543$2,004$182,067,4055Fox
8The Hangover$5,194,819--2,071-214$2,508$255,899,6289Warner Bros.
9The Proposal$4,930,675--2,435-344$2,025$148,966,7267Disney
10Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$4,688,432--2,626-611$1,785$388,193,8206Paramount / DreamWorks