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, Feb. 26 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 26 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Queen of the Damned$885,882-9%2,511--$353$16,619,2531Warner Bros.
2John Q.$833,4532%2,50539$333$41,741,1822New Line
3Dragonfly$664,38212%2,507--$265$11,471,5851Universal
4A Beautiful Mind$433,55023%2,069-12$210$133,478,4428Universal
5Hart's War$378,78611%2,4590$154$15,725,0532MGM
6Return to Never Land$366,271-9%2,62621$139$28,030,6782Disney
7Super Troopers$309,563-1%1,80525$172$13,099,6722Fox Searchlight
8Collateral Damage$303,78015%2,410-414$126$35,172,2053Warner Bros.
9The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$285,27615%1,5103$189$283,723,78610New Line
10Black Hawk Down$277,8617%1,802-348$154$101,850,9056Sony / Columbia