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 Thu, Oct. 28 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 28 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Best Man$612,3701%1,346--$455$2,623,2991Universal
2Fight Club$574,4941%1,9663$292$24,375,7262Fox
3Double Jeopardy$507,6229%3,00266$169$92,592,0325Paramount
4Bringing Out the Dead$440,5595%1,936--$228$1,857,9261Paramount
5American Beauty$426,3576%1,459109$292$50,175,3716DreamWorks
6The Story of Us$379,7253%2,1662$175$19,248,2362Universal
7The Sixth Sense$298,4179%2,191-491$136$255,654,81612Disney
8Three Kings$294,85811%2,411-531$122$31,104,4244Warner Bros.
9Three to Tango$267,4460%2,234--$120$5,565,3581Warner Bros.
10Bats$223,1341%2,540--$88$972,1951Destination