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, Feb. 17 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1John Q.$5,990,458-27%2,466--$2,429$20,276,3661New Line
2Return to Never Land$4,278,342-14%2,605--$1,642$11,888,5911Disney
3Crossroads (2002)$3,989,172-25%2,380--$1,676$14,527,8461Paramount
4Big Fat Liar$3,040,709-18%2,5343$1,200$22,208,5022Universal
5Collateral Damage$2,661,197-26%2,8240$942$27,882,6512Warner Bros.
6A Beautiful Mind$2,538,704-29%2,081-139$1,220$124,366,5597Universal
7Hart's War$2,267,893-30%2,459--$922$7,774,1851MGM
8Black Hawk Down$1,999,713-26%2,150-814$930$95,435,6745Sony / Columbia
9Super Troopers$1,888,398-19%1,780--$1,061$6,203,1871Fox Searchlight
10Snow Dogs$1,809,706-20%2,286-168$792$66,548,0305Disney