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, Mar. 16 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 16 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission to Mars$1,440,148-1%3,054--$472$29,288,2081Disney
2My Dog Skip$587,3439%2,3310$252$15,996,1029Warner Bros.
3The Ninth Gate$545,159-1%1,586--$344$9,164,8481Artisan
4American Beauty$441,671-2%1,522183$290$93,121,83326DreamWorks
5Snow Day$317,9605%2,672-45$119$53,778,8215Paramount
6The Next Best Thing$281,9118%2,03427$139$11,524,5752Paramount
7The Tigger Movie$281,11513%2,093-553$134$39,822,0245Disney
8Reindeer Games$275,9184%2,113-91$131$20,383,9953Miramax / Dimension
9Pitch Black$266,8066%1,730-173$154$35,144,8494USA Films
10Wonder Boys$199,1102%1,5095$132$13,768,3123Paramount