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, May. 31 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 31 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pearl Harbor$4,215,458-5%3,214--$1,312$89,294,0081Disney
2Shrek$2,861,5668%3,62336$790$120,189,1262DreamWorks
3The Mummy Returns$872,3602%3,553101$246$173,427,4594Universal
4A Knight's Tale$554,5577%2,964-16$187$11,827,7593Sony / Columbia
5Angel Eyes$403,956-1%2,40732$168$5,672,6922Warner Bros.
6Bridget Jones's Diary$312,593-2%1,741-401$180$17,594,0137Miramax
7Along Came a Spider$144,4445%1,408-500$103$17,603,2758Paramount
8Driven$113,3265%1,523-488$74$7,323,3725Warner Bros.