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, Dec. 20 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 20 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$2,513,866-48%2,878--$873$17,381,1201Sony / Columbia
2Toy Story 2$2,166,853-46%3,228-29$671$158,522,5804Disney
3The Green Mile$1,558,585-59%2,8750$542$38,142,1722Warner Bros.
4Bicentennial Man$1,214,416-50%2,518--$482$9,329,6821Disney
5Anna and the King$729,631-53%2,132--$342$5,946,5651Fox
6Sleepy Hollow$467,970-48%2,564-501$183$85,082,9685Paramount
7Pokemon: The First Movie$106,475-49%1,804-622$59$83,003,1916Warner Bros.