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 Thu, Aug. 31 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 31 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bring It On$1,023,198-6%2,380--$430$22,477,1001Universal
2Space Cowboys$553,9984%2,795-40$198$65,904,5664Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$467,1364%2,568-192$182$132,829,5316DreamWorks
4The Replacements$373,292-3%2,717-37$137$32,404,0103Warner Bros.
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$279,2084%2,543-426$110$111,152,1865Universal
6Hollow Man$250,405-1%2,481-475$101$65,682,0074Sony / Columbia
7X-Men$148,8781%1,175-449$127$151,870,2547Fox
8The Perfect Storm$136,2542%1,205-212$113$173,938,8969Warner Bros.
9Godzilla 2000$131,869-3%2,1110$62$7,048,5392Sony / TriStar
10Scary Movie$72,2284%1,5010$48$146,894,5258Miramax / Dimension