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 Mon, Mar. 27 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 27 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$1,439,564-62%2,8513$505$57,295,9802Universal
2Romeo Must Die$1,409,654-70%2,641--$534$25,995,1241Warner Bros.
3American Beauty$727,933-21%1,6621$438$102,480,53828DreamWorks
4Mission to Mars$472,613-66%3,10141$152$49,912,3243Disney
5My Dog Skip$321,971-61%2,3310$138$25,989,19911Warner Bros.
6Here on Earth$302,983-61%1,712--$177$5,064,0931Fox
7The Ninth Gate$187,795-64%1,69437$111$14,576,0573Artisan
8The Tigger Movie$97,081-68%1,360-341$71$43,096,0017Disney
9Snow Day$89,863-68%1,924-463$47$56,863,0557Paramount
10Wonder Boys$52,329-49%1,210-248$43$14,621,4975Paramount