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, Mar. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$1,413,380-14%3,143--$450$24,928,6511Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$811,800-21%2,225--$365$14,962,8811Miramax
3John Q.$528,219-8%2,456-49$215$53,307,9133New Line
4Queen of the Damned$388,653-14%2,5110$155$25,206,1052Warner Bros.
5Dragonfly$388,506-9%2,5070$155$20,421,4082Universal
6A Beautiful Mind$363,245-10%1,962-107$185$140,033,6179Universal
7Return to Never Land$318,154-4%2,618-8$122$36,711,9743Disney
8The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$231,7035%1,303-207$178$288,244,85311New Line
9Black Hawk Down$179,131-3%1,532-270$117$105,218,9037Sony / Columbia
10Big Fat Liar$178,456-6%2,232-205$80$39,623,0244Universal