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, Jul. 10 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 10 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cats & Dogs$3,018,72314%3,040--$993$19,723,0341Warner Bros.
2Scary Movie 2$2,687,217-8%3,220--$835$40,118,5601Miramax / Dimension
3The Fast and the Furious$1,720,8659%2,79875$615$104,685,2503Universal
4A.I. Artificial Intelligence$1,506,8014%3,2420$465$62,526,9182Warner Bros.
5Kiss of the Dragon$1,408,5464%2,025--$696$2,759,7311Fox
6Dr. Dolittle 2$1,389,20214%3,028-25$459$24,569,4883Fox
7Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$866,81213%3,010-339$288$64,155,2194Paramount
8Shrek$837,71018%2,107-597$398$242,105,3398DreamWorks
9Atlantis: The Lost Empire$736,28515%2,272-758$324$34,425,0084Disney
10crazy/beautiful$614,3264%1,6032$383$4,669,3252Disney