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 Fri, Dec. 22 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 22 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cast Away$11,425,506--2,774--$4,119$11,425,5061Fox
2What Women Want (2000)$6,183,03549%3,04432$2,031$54,750,4392Paramount
3Miss Congeniality$4,162,571--2,668--$1,560$4,162,5711Warner Bros.
4The Family Man$3,999,015--2,388--$1,675$3,999,0151Universal
5How the Grinch Stole Christmas$3,986,65580%3,164-92$1,260$224,382,1436Universal
6Vertical Limit$1,421,43728%2,40598$591$34,149,6423Sony / Columbia