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. 18 - Sun, Sep. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$30,304,539--3,119--$9,716$30,304,5391Sony / Columbia
2The Informant!$10,463,880--2,505--$4,177$10,463,8801Warner Bros.
3Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$9,877,438-58%2,2550$4,380$37,750,9362Lionsgate
4Love Happens$8,057,279--1,898--$4,245$8,057,2791Universal
5Jennifer's Body$6,867,407--2,702--$2,542$6,867,4071Fox
69 (2009)$5,562,758-48%2,060399$2,700$22,916,5082Focus
7Inglourious Basterds$3,819,063-38%2,519-696$1,516$110,117,5015Weinstein Company
8All About Steve$3,373,462-40%2,159-106$1,563$26,651,1943Fox
9Sorority Row$2,499,941-51%2,591-74$965$8,880,3232Summit
10The Final Destination$2,387,243-57%1,805-927$1,323$62,406,6514Warner Bros. / New Line