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 Sat, Jan. 22 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 22 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Next Friday$3,368,01433%1,17572$2,866$29,610,1212New Line
2The Hurricane$3,175,63677%2,101647$1,511$21,049,1942Universal
3Stuart Little$3,133,898151%3,15159$995$116,467,5386Sony / Columbia
4The Green Mile$2,754,65091%2,4830$1,109$108,759,1557Warner Bros.
5Galaxy Quest$2,221,08390%2,259-191$983$53,144,6285DreamWorks
6Girl, Interrupted$1,920,40547%1,93533$992$14,629,4105Sony / Columbia
7The Talented Mr. Ripley$1,841,83376%2,215-154$832$67,281,2045Paramount
8Toy Story 2$1,440,647141%1,990-336$724$230,317,0389Disney
9Snow Falling on Cedars$653,78057%1,099-56$595$10,058,4065Universal