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, Mar. 5 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 5 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$1,642,032-1%3,143--$522$23,515,2711Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$1,027,49115%2,225--$462$14,151,0811Miramax
3John Q.$574,1054%2,456-49$234$52,779,6943New Line
4Queen of the Damned$452,6951%2,5110$180$24,817,4522Warner Bros.
5Dragonfly$426,92310%2,5070$170$20,032,9022Universal
6A Beautiful Mind$402,21121%1,962-107$205$139,670,3729Universal
7Return to Never Land$332,285-12%2,618-8$127$36,393,8203Disney
8The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$221,4771%1,303-207$170$288,013,15011New Line
9The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$195,55815%1,228-125$159$48,408,6976Disney
10Crossroads (2002)$192,46010%2,301-80$84$31,572,2143Paramount