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, Aug. 21 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 21 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie 2$2,735,4554%3,0729$890$92,656,1582Universal
2Rush Hour 2$2,420,2726%3,080-38$786$170,637,2333New Line
3Rat Race$1,517,7440%2,550--$595$14,693,6721Paramount
4The Princess Diaries$1,507,3492%2,72620$553$73,229,4463Disney
5The Others$1,474,9322%2,153475$685$35,089,5852Miramax
6Planet of the Apes (2001)$857,9669%3,060-341$280$162,887,3474Fox
7Captain Corelli's Mandolin$813,22412%1,595--$510$8,747,7011Universal
8Jurassic Park III$528,9115%2,516-659$210$169,361,9945Universal