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, Apr. 3 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 3 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Road to El Dorado$840,260-80%3,218--$261$13,686,5341DreamWorks
2Erin Brockovich$828,027-76%2,90857$285$76,640,8573Universal
3The Skulls$651,088-74%2,412--$270$11,687,9261Universal
4Romeo Must Die$644,366-74%2,6410$244$39,491,4002Warner Bros.
5High Fidelity$495,665-71%1,183--$419$6,926,7551Disney
6American Beauty$362,742-74%1,990328$182$110,468,43129DreamWorks
7Mission to Mars$233,126-74%2,505-596$93$55,051,6404Disney
8Here on Earth$142,344-68%1,7131$83$8,432,4672Fox
9My Dog Skip$138,208-76%2,010-321$69$27,659,03712Warner Bros.
10The Ninth Gate$68,471-70%1,021-673$67$15,460,1464Artisan