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. 29 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 29 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible II$12,970,701-33%3,653--$3,551$91,820,1971Paramount
2Dinosaur$7,000,717--3,302--$2,120$45,855,5682Disney
3Shanghai Noon$4,040,072-26%2,711--$1,490$19,647,1831Disney
4Gladiator (2000)$3,634,439-29%3,188147$1,140$126,995,7794DreamWorks
5Road Trip$2,610,691-34%2,631101$992$35,271,2102DreamWorks
6U-571$664,212-32%2,044-692$325$68,955,1056Universal
7The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$432,748-17%1,491-1201$290$30,105,9025Universal