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 Tue, Jan. 25 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 25 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hurricane$651,7707%2,101647$310$23,845,3002Universal
2Girl, Interrupted$502,27523%1,93533$260$16,626,3105Sony / Columbia
3Next Friday$435,387-22%1,17572$371$32,721,8972New Line
4The Green Mile$408,9768%2,4830$165$110,740,7007Warner Bros.
5The Talented Mr. Ripley$313,5984%2,215-154$142$68,722,9705Paramount
6Stuart Little$282,426-16%3,15159$90$119,112,4646Sony / Columbia
7Galaxy Quest$273,381-5%2,259-191$121$54,855,0725DreamWorks
8Magnolia$240,36021%1,07739$223$13,392,2606New Line
9Any Given Sunday$192,2439%2,201-304$87$68,710,6875Warner Bros.
10Toy Story 2$162,282-22%1,990-336$82$231,598,6179Disney