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 Sun, Jan. 27 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 27 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$3,823,778-52%3,1010$1,233$58,893,4332Sony / Columbia
2Snow Dogs$3,805,540-41%2,440138$1,560$38,811,7802Disney
3The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$2,764,750-44%2,007--$1,378$11,376,2491Disney
4A Beautiful Mind$2,606,120-53%2,23712$1,165$92,889,0564Universal
5A Walk to Remember$2,604,787-48%2,411--$1,080$12,177,1831Warner Bros.
6The Mothman Prophecies$2,512,983-48%2,331--$1,078$11,211,5131Sony / Screen Gems
7I Am Sam$2,120,455-41%1,268--$1,672$8,316,6995New Line
8The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$2,041,527-46%2,703-563$755$258,449,4486New Line
9Kung Pow! Enter the Fist$1,795,359-41%2,478--$725$7,017,9011Fox
10Orange County$917,435-54%2,3170$396$34,794,4883Paramount