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, Feb. 29 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 29 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$743,21918%2,9100$255$29,875,6512Warner Bros.
2Reindeer Games$601,4206%2,204--$273$9,224,9021Miramax / Dimension
3Pitch Black$515,9343%1,93098$267$24,036,6852USA Films
4Hanging Up$505,81726%2,6180$193$26,908,1452Sony / Columbia
5American Beauty$397,30525%1,32336$300$81,485,62224DreamWorks
6Wonder Boys$373,3356%1,253--$298$6,326,4621Paramount
7The Tigger Movie$315,051-2%2,81863$112$31,283,8413Disney
8Scream 3$305,0977%3,099-269$98$79,050,0984Miramax / Dimension
9Snow Day$262,011-13%2,7097$97$43,287,8753Paramount
10The Green Mile$113,9646%1,746-266$65$127,270,51512Warner Bros.