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, Apr. 10 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 10 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Panic Room$1,014,398-16%3,0530$332$61,812,8772Sony / Columbia
2High Crimes$854,532-15%2,717--$315$16,731,3521Fox
3Ice Age$560,215-16%3,200-133$175$142,488,0254Fox
4The Rookie (2002)$529,418-12%2,52413$210$36,650,8272Disney
5Blade II$529,205-15%2,561-146$207$69,454,1133New Line
6National Lampoon's Van Wilder$462,361-29%2,022--$229$8,951,4351Artisan
7Clockstoppers$224,921-8%2,56323$88$23,160,9752Paramount
8Big Trouble$189,092-8%1,961--$96$4,146,9241Disney
9We Were Soldiers$183,292-10%1,740-306$105$68,880,9676Paramount
10A Beautiful Mind$165,240-18%1,436-124$115$165,515,28314Universal