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. 24 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 24 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Scorpion King$1,619,016-15%3,444--$470$41,743,4661Universal
2Changing Lanes$662,722-11%2,64229$251$34,935,4802Paramount
3Murder by Numbers$651,894-11%2,663--$245$11,394,1721Warner Bros.
4Panic Room$367,513-12%2,825-294$130$85,604,7234Sony / Columbia
5The Sweetest Thing$349,675-21%2,6700$131$18,055,5342Sony / Columbia
6The Rookie (2002)$300,651-2%2,507-13$120$54,800,5354Disney
7Ice Age$266,168-9%2,820-191$94$160,501,1216Fox
8High Crimes$260,635-8%2,409-338$108$31,717,1413Fox
9National Lampoon's Van Wilder$176,829-16%1,806-298$98$17,570,1973Artisan
10Blade II$173,637-5%1,643-531$106$78,308,8685New Line