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.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, Jul. 26 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 26 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Haunting$4,530,428-51%2,808--$1,613$37,964,1801DreamWorks
2Inspector Gadget$3,102,424-52%2,814--$1,102$24,631,9321Disney
3American Pie$1,526,804-52%2,54426$600$66,038,4223Universal
4Lake Placid$718,570-56%2,1026$342$21,892,6782Fox
5Wild Wild West$605,709-61%3,045-297$199$104,719,7174Warner Bros.
6Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$586,750-56%1,615-235$363$403,361,45210Fox
7Muppets from Space$321,849-54%2,2650$142$12,276,3022Sony / Columbia
8South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$302,732-56%1,410-598$215$47,799,8534Paramount