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, Jun. 4 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 4 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pearl Harbor$2,731,794-66%3,2140$850$121,585,0882Disney
2Shrek$2,482,480-72%3,66138$678$150,844,4783DreamWorks
3The Animal$1,703,918--2,788--$611$1,703,9181Sony / Columbia
4Moulin Rouge!$1,393,366-60%2,2792277$611$15,788,8581Fox
5What's the Worst That Could Happen?$1,050,373--2,675--$393$1,050,3731MGM
6The Mummy Returns$689,687-68%3,204-349$215$181,870,0695Universal
7A Knight's Tale$352,028--2,441-523$144$12,179,7874Sony / Columbia
8Bridget Jones's Diary$192,917--1,301-440$148$17,786,9308Miramax
9Angel Eyes$182,666--2,007-400$91$5,855,3583Warner Bros.