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, Jan. 13 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 13 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Next Friday$1,751,079-35%1,103--$1,588$4,447,7040New Line
2The Green Mile$608,178-6%2,678-197$227$94,448,1225Warner Bros.
3Any Given Sunday$445,039-12%2,5050$178$61,480,8623Warner Bros.
4The Talented Mr. Ripley$437,630-27%2,3167$189$56,517,6183Paramount
5Galaxy Quest$432,8663%2,4508$177$40,216,8263DreamWorks
6Stuart Little$428,6641%2,97979$144$98,525,0694Sony / Columbia
7Magnolia$369,353-9%1,034--$357$7,810,4024New Line
8Toy Story 2$306,2821%2,752-350$111$220,984,1657Disney
9Snow Falling on Cedars$281,885-7%1,1501147$245$5,286,0163Universal
10Anna and the King$274,379-6%2,004-125$137$32,171,7214Fox