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, Apr. 18 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 18 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spy Kids$1,840,535-5%3,17239$580$40,909,6133Miramax / Dimension
2Bridget Jones's Diary$1,033,175-12%1,611--$641$3,373,8711Miramax
3Along Came a Spider$946,956-15%2,5300$374$8,895,9162Paramount
4Blow$829,201-19%2,2490$369$8,349,9662New Line
5Joe Dirt$667,812-14%2,6380$253$5,190,8901Sony / Columbia
6Kingdom Come$435,448-13%1,11110$392$11,427,0331Fox Searchlight
7Josie and the Pussycats$421,804-13%2,556114$165$8,210,9041Universal
8Pokemon 3: The Movie$318,143-6%2,6750$119$2,674,6552Warner Bros.
9Heartbreakers (2001)$281,098-5%2,477-231$113$22,355,3944MGM
10Enemy at the Gates$255,730-17%1,694-30$151$29,723,5115Paramount