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, May. 8 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 8 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gladiator (2000)$3,751,196-63%2,938--$1,277$38,570,1161DreamWorks
2U-571$594,884-70%2,70185$220$50,186,7683Universal
3The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$305,711-85%3,05111$100$18,948,2632Universal
4Keeping the Faith$206,127-71%2,014-157$102$29,683,9664Disney
5Rules of Engagement$203,812-68%2,261-766$90$52,482,0065Paramount
6Love & Basketball$201,678-75%1,192-53$169$19,941,0683New Line
728 Days$186,946-67%2,413-110$77$32,233,6834Sony / Columbia
8Erin Brockovich$165,004-67%1,942-556$85$116,201,3198Universal
9Return to Me$133,027-64%1,703-303$78$26,307,1235MGM
10The Road to El Dorado$72,540-79%1,528-719$47$47,847,0736DreamWorks