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, Nov. 4 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 4 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1House on Haunted Hill (1999)$912,716-3%2,710--$337$20,272,6901Warner Bros.
2Fight Club$434,117-1%1,943-23$223$29,487,6503Fox
3The Best Man$424,0887%1,3482$315$10,591,7822Universal
4Double Jeopardy$416,9771%2,986-16$140$99,644,2136Paramount
5American Beauty$371,262-2%1,52869$243$55,427,1817DreamWorks
6Bringing Out the Dead$302,244-1%1,94711$155$6,573,7232Paramount
7Music of the Heart$299,586-3%1,349--$222$4,970,0991Miramax
8The Story of Us$282,989-4%2,1759$130$23,362,6823Universal
9The Sixth Sense$277,63210%2,051-140$135$259,894,80413Disney
10Three Kings$208,9282%1,851-560$113$34,496,2615Warner Bros.