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, Feb. 27 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 27 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1John Q.$716,894-14%2,50539$286$42,458,0762New Line
2Queen of the Damned$698,239-21%2,511--$278$17,317,4921Warner Bros.
3Dragonfly$564,110-15%2,507--$225$12,035,6951Universal
4Return to Never Land$395,0758%2,62621$150$28,425,7532Disney
5A Beautiful Mind$393,686-9%2,069-12$190$133,872,1288Universal
6Hart's War$352,648-7%2,4590$143$16,077,7012MGM
7Super Troopers$273,650-12%1,80525$152$13,373,3222Fox Searchlight
8Black Hawk Down$260,625-6%1,802-348$145$102,111,5306Sony / Columbia
9Collateral Damage$259,957-14%2,410-414$108$35,432,1623Warner Bros.
10The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$254,198-11%1,5103$168$283,977,98410New Line