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.

Early Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Fri, Jan. 10 - Sun, Jan. 12

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lone Survivor$38,000,00044681%2,8752873$13,217$38,381,5613Universal
2Frozen (2013)$13,700,000-30%3,239-79$4,230$316,290,9888Disney
3The Wolf of Wall Street$8,900,000-33%2,521-36$3,530$78,486,5513Paramount
4American Hustle$8,300,000-33%2,629111$3,157$101,262,9285Sony / Columbia
5The Legend Of Hercules$8,200,000--2,104--$3,897$8,200,0001Lionsgate / Summit
6The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug$7,800,000-50%3,075-655$2,537$242,004,4355Warner Bros. / New Line
7Saving Mr. Banks$6,500,000-25%2,671561$2,434$68,871,2265Disney
8Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones$6,200,000-66%2,88316$2,151$28,371,3892Paramount
9Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues$5,800,000-45%3,012-395$1,926$118,217,9444Paramount
10Her (2013)$5,600,000675%1,7291682$3,239$8,999,0364Warner Bros.
11The Hunger Games: Catching Fire$4,300,000-39%1,762-381$2,440$413,692,6518Lionsgate
12The Secret Life of Walter Mitty$4,200,000-48%2,584-338$1,625$52,490,7623Fox

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1August: Osage County$6,700,0004689%905900$7,403$7,245,3853Weinstein Company

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
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