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 Fri, Jan. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Next Friday$4,361,699149%1,103--$3,954$8,809,4031New Line
2Girl, Interrupted$2,581,087--1,902--$1,357$2,949,6644Sony / Columbia
3The Hurricane$2,506,7071118%1,4541295$1,724$6,260,1121Universal
4The Green Mile$1,974,410225%2,483-195$795$96,422,5326Warner Bros.
5Stuart Little$1,742,170306%3,092113$563$100,267,2395Sony / Columbia
6Galaxy Quest$1,604,218271%2,4500$655$41,821,0444DreamWorks
7The Talented Mr. Ripley$1,597,231265%2,36953$674$58,114,8494Paramount
8Any Given Sunday$1,319,769197%2,5050$527$62,800,6314Warner Bros.
9Toy Story 2$1,047,082242%2,326-426$450$222,031,2478Disney
10Magnolia$923,265150%1,0384$889$8,733,6675New Line