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 Tue, Sep. 28 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 28 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$1,962,52514%2,547--$771$26,752,5661Paramount
2The Sixth Sense$679,34819%2,7913$243$225,152,7888Disney
3Stigmata$402,41220%2,854-47$141$41,033,2383MGM
4Stir of Echoes$230,57014%1,897-46$122$15,669,6883Artisan
5Runaway Bride$122,11219%1,870-514$65$146,411,1839Paramount
6The Thomas Crown Affair$106,84733%1,405-253$76$65,829,4308MGM
7The 13th Warrior$77,19623%1,137-832$68$30,473,6405Disney
8Bowfinger$71,69012%1,299-764$55$64,446,7747Universal