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.
1Inglourious Basterds$38,054,171--3,165--$12,023$38,069,4971Weinstein Company
2District 9$18,212,985--3,0501$5,971$72,804,3272Sony / TriStar
3G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$12,205,408--3,953-54$3,088$120,235,3443Paramount
4The Time Traveler's Wife$9,743,207--2,9880$3,261$37,166,5812Warner Bros. / New Line
5Julie & Julia$8,801,666--2,463109$3,574$59,094,6563Sony / Columbia
6Shorts$6,409,354--3,105--$2,064$6,409,3541Warner Bros.
7G-Force$4,116,019--2,561-504$1,607$107,226,9405Disney
8Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$3,476,990--1,936-835$1,796$290,238,7596Warner Bros.
9The Ugly Truth$2,774,059--1,971-762$1,407$82,808,7775Sony / Columbia
10The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$2,710,015--1,84911$1,466$11,246,2762Paramount Vantage