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 Tue, May. 8 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 8 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy Returns$4,489,076-9%3,401--$1,320$77,559,2241Universal
2Bridget Jones's Diary$644,12950%2,54715$253$11,237,9534Miramax
3Driven$472,77216%2,9050$163$4,204,7772Warner Bros.
4Along Came a Spider$317,03921%2,5730$123$14,202,6415Paramount
5Blow$315,03719%1,558-155$202$13,017,7825New Line
6Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$168,08910%2,14117$79$2,781,0953Paramount
7Spy Kids$162,891-4%2,815-290$58$45,093,9726Miramax / Dimension
8One Night at McCool's$148,50523%1,814-4$82$1,106,6412USA Films
9Town & Country$140,97929%2,2220$63$1,116,1762New Line
10The Forsaken$119,53315%1,5140$79$1,090,5282Sony / Screen Gems