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, Dec. 13 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 13 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How the Grinch Stole Christmas$985,133-17%3,18244$310$198,687,4694Universal
2Vertical Limit$952,717-23%2,307--$413$18,703,2771Sony / Columbia
3Proof of Life$742,254-18%2,705--$274$12,653,6821Warner Bros.
4Unbreakable$459,475-19%2,682-26$171$78,907,0023Disney
5102 Dalmatians$245,854-15%2,7040$91$45,035,1093Disney
6Charlie's Angels$173,100-18%2,204-547$79$119,792,2756Sony / Columbia
7Meet the Parents$164,978-10%1,934-383$85$157,605,96310Universal
8Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$152,823-15%2,840-97$54$42,296,9864Paramount
9The 6th Day$104,205-20%1,833-683$57$33,331,7074Sony / Columbia