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, Jan. 4 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 4 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Women Want (2000)$1,942,5400%3,0462$638$122,346,6473Paramount
2Miss Congeniality$1,786,7393%2,6680$670$52,641,1542Warner Bros.
3The Family Man$1,161,2342%2,3946$485$46,777,7532Universal
4Vertical Limit$701,9304%2,45651$286$54,272,7964Sony / Columbia
5How the Grinch Stole Christmas$473,900-12%3,161-3$150$255,328,5697Universal
6102 Dalmatians$309,844-10%1,577-107$196$55,409,1846Disney
7Proof of Life$269,14711%2,0620$131$25,729,9054Warner Bros.
8Unbreakable$204,7647%1,307-148$157$87,907,1066Disney
9Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$175,881-18%1,749-141$101$50,250,7827Paramount