'Interstellar' Adds $2 Million in First Place on WednesdayNovember 20, 2014 06:05 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Paramount reports that Interstellar retained the top spot on Wednesday with a gross of $2.02 million. That represents a healthy 41 percent drop from the same day last week, while giving the Christopher Nolan space epic a domestic total of $103.8 million thus far.

Universal's Dumb and Dumber To added $1.64 million yesterday, giving it $42.2 million through 6 days of release. That puts the Jim Carrey-Jeff Daniels comedy sequel 6 percent ahead of the pace of last year's Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa.

Disney's Big Hero 6 was off 38 percent from last Wednesday to $1.16 million yesterday. The animated hit's total now stands at a strong $114.5 million.

Gone Girl eased 27 percent from last Wednesday to $0.34 million yesterday. The dramatic thriller has earned an excellent $153.7 million domestically up to this point.

Fury rounded out the top five with $0.34 million, down 30 percent from the same day last week. The war drama's total now stands at $77 million.

Meanwhile, Beyond the Lights posted $0.28 million in its sixth day of release as it slipped down to seventh place. That gives the music drama a total of $7.2 million so far, 20 percent off the pace of Addicted.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, Jan. 18 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 18 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Varsity Blues$2,311,294--2,121--$1,090$2,311,2941Paramount
2Patch Adams$1,822,039-35%2,893123$630$98,696,2524Universal
3The Prince of Egypt$1,638,9321%2,215-732$740$82,610,3825DreamWorks
4Stepmom$1,268,925-38%2,3580$538$72,016,0894Sony / TriStar
5A Bug's Life$1,108,139-6%1,815-685$611$148,507,3548Disney
6In Dreams$601,429-51%1,670--$360$4,593,3011DreamWorks