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, Jun. 28 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 28 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Fast and the Furious$3,771,799-6%2,628--$1,435$57,813,1241Universal
2Dr. Dolittle 2$2,686,3492%3,049--$881$11,966,4161Fox
3Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$1,712,921-7%3,312--$517$55,311,7022Paramount
4Atlantis: The Lost Empire$1,648,525-1%3,071--$537$27,129,5512Disney
5Shrek$1,362,2873%3,007-310$453$220,435,3746DreamWorks
6Baby Boy$1,269,831-30%1,473--$862$3,082,3700Sony / Columbia
7Swordfish$779,221-1%2,660--$293$25,895,3743Warner Bros.
8Pearl Harbor$757,595-2%2,668-472$284$175,014,8675Disney
9Moulin Rouge!$519,253-2%1,585-499$328$45,576,6514Fox
10Evolution$433,6162%2,258-355$192$34,035,7023DreamWorks