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 Wed, Aug. 16 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 16 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Space Cowboys$1,207,908-15%2,83530$426$43,057,4412Warner Bros.
2The Replacements$1,161,957-17%2,754--$422$15,033,1321Warner Bros.
3Hollow Man$1,137,112-25%2,9560$385$54,464,1132Sony / Columbia
4What Lies Beneath$1,060,481-18%2,92558$363$115,586,6104DreamWorks
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$910,248-12%3,2514$280$97,060,8023Universal
6X-Men$501,701-13%2,145-629$234$145,592,0345Fox
7The Perfect Storm$297,349-14%1,938-664$153$171,491,5957Warner Bros.
8Scary Movie$271,134-15%1,944-653$139$145,175,0676Miramax / Dimension
9Disney's The Kid$261,359-10%1,517-462$172$61,816,6866Disney
10Pokemon: The Movie 2000$167,807-3%1,423-936$118$39,250,7394Warner Bros.