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, Dec. 10 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 10 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Eleven$3,038,002-67%3,075--$988$41,145,5721Warner Bros.
2Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$868,878-80%3,6720$237$240,666,6924Warner Bros.
3Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$520,933-72%2,84474$183$31,702,9012Fox
4Monsters, Inc.$338,224-82%2,884-506$117$212,727,3116Disney
5Spy Game$332,946-68%2,7700$120$54,279,7813Universal
6Shallow Hal$165,422-72%2,217-211$75$64,950,4295Fox
7Black Knight$157,135-80%2,233-301$70$27,218,6063Fox
8Out Cold (2001)$71,728-74%1,651-360$43$12,312,1203Disney