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, Jun. 13 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 13 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek$2,038,901-4%3,71554$549$182,134,7434DreamWorks
2Swordfish$1,875,480-45%2,678--$700$7,795,8761Warner Bros.
3Pearl Harbor$1,480,064-15%3,25541$455$148,907,6823Disney
4Evolution$1,249,171-14%2,611--$478$17,633,0741DreamWorks
5Moulin Rouge!$955,167-16%2,2834$418$30,632,1452Fox
6The Animal$930,420-14%2,7880$334$9,495,3342Sony / Columbia
7What's the Worst That Could Happen?$518,089-14%2,6750$194$5,609,0282MGM
8The Mummy Returns$470,165-10%2,540-664$185$190,272,8476Universal
9A Knight's Tale$204,353-21%1,850-591$110$14,047,7845Sony / Columbia