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. 29 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 29 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pearl Harbor$5,466,298-66%3,214--$1,701$80,643,1001Disney
2Shrek$2,924,518-77%3,62336$807$114,678,3752DreamWorks
3The Mummy Returns$1,012,124-74%3,553101$285$171,703,4974Universal
4A Knight's Tale$617,245-67%2,964-16$208$10,755,1863Sony / Columbia
5Angel Eyes$486,053-62%2,40732$202$4,860,9512Warner Bros.
6Bridget Jones's Diary$359,085-57%1,741-401$206$16,962,8887Miramax
7Along Came a Spider$150,880-66%1,408-500$107$17,321,5238Paramount
8Driven$118,392-55%1,523-488$78$7,101,7015Warner Bros.