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 Mon, Mar. 18 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age$3,019,942-78%3,316--$911$49,331,3321Fox
2Resident Evil$1,346,135-67%2,528--$532$19,051,9701Sony / Screen Gems
3Showtime$952,777-73%2,917--$327$15,964,3691Warner Bros.
4The Time Machine$775,347-72%2,95814$262$40,712,7232DreamWorks
5We Were Soldiers$673,955-68%3,1430$214$53,097,4743Paramount
6All About the Benjamins$423,472-69%1,51914$279$18,105,9732New Line
740 Days and 40 Nights$378,681-60%2,312-87$164$30,191,8253Miramax
8A Beautiful Mind$321,365-62%1,533-260$210$149,530,73811Universal
9John Q.$275,856-65%2,019-363$137$65,469,3365New Line
10The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$192,138-67%1,101-109$175$294,532,86813New Line