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 Wed, Jan. 23 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 23 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$2,008,507-16%3,1013085$648$39,862,6591Sony / Columbia
2A Beautiful Mind$1,201,712-10%2,2253$540$80,155,4423Universal
3The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$745,713-18%3,266-115$228$249,870,3885New Line
4Snow Dogs$602,936-23%2,302--$262$25,088,6691Disney
5Ocean's Eleven$374,490-11%2,6700$140$172,415,2877Warner Bros.
6Orange County$358,847-13%2,3170$155$29,975,9132Paramount
7Kate & Leopold$255,314-9%2,381-86$107$21,395,5574Miramax
8Vanilla Sky$246,378-12%2,355-415$105$94,057,0226Paramount
9Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$156,113-17%1,851-319$84$310,161,66110Warner Bros.
10Ali$101,001-17%1,977-544$51$57,455,5594Sony / Columbia