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 Mon, Jan. 8 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 8 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Traffic$1,531,621-65%1,510--$1,014$17,301,0081USA Films
2What Women Want (2000)$953,994-74%3,0526$313$138,857,2054Paramount
3Miss Congeniality$806,140-75%2,6680$302$66,469,9563Warner Bros.
4The Family Man$566,830-75%2,41016$235$56,466,8753Universal
5How the Grinch Stole Christmas$129,796-82%2,594-567$50$257,962,1648Universal
6Proof of Life$96,838-68%1,381-681$70$26,131,1475Warner Bros.