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, Jul. 16 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 16 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Score$2,031,134-62%2,129--$954$21,051,8891Paramount
2Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$1,302,220-58%2,649--$492$20,330,3751Sony / Columbia
3Scary Movie 2$1,283,039-55%3,2200$398$54,762,8902Miramax / Dimension
4The Fast and the Furious$1,101,508-53%2,899101$380$116,715,1864Universal
5A.I. Artificial Intelligence$609,318-59%2,830-412$215$70,709,5543Warner Bros.
6Shrek$524,379-52%1,767-340$297$247,805,2579DreamWorks