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. 25 - Sun, Sep. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$25,037,134-17%3,1190$8,027$60,472,4782Sony / Columbia
2Surrogates$14,902,531--2,951--$5,050$14,902,5311Disney
3Fame (2009)$10,011,743--3,096--$3,234$10,011,7431MGM
4The Informant!$6,624,654-37%2,5050$2,645$20,701,5602Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$4,760,348-52%2,120-135$2,245$44,553,7783Lionsgate
6Pandorum$4,423,603--2,506--$1,765$4,423,6031Overture
7Love Happens$4,307,676-47%1,8980$2,270$14,707,4612Universal
8Jennifer's Body$3,662,169-47%2,73836$1,338$12,467,0722Fox
99 (2009)$2,959,947-47%2,025-35$1,462$27,227,5163Focus
10Inglourious Basterds$2,683,759-30%1,960-559$1,369$114,421,7296Weinstein Company