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, Apr. 30 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 30 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Scorpion King$1,052,9452%3,4495$305$63,404,9912Universal
2Changing Lanes$588,8525%2,6420$223$45,730,3263Paramount
3Murder by Numbers$524,53715%2,6630$197$19,341,9852Warner Bros.
4Life or Something Like It$425,3249%2,606--$163$7,035,9781Fox
5Jason X$333,162-13%1,878--$177$7,364,7321New Line
6Panic Room$312,81010%2,463-362$127$90,779,3235Sony / Columbia
7The Sweetest Thing$288,37727%2,124-546$136$21,798,6103Sony / Columbia
8The Rookie (2002)$250,121-5%2,54336$98$61,283,0805Disney
9High Crimes$236,67316%2,054-355$115$35,533,8984Fox
10Ice Age$214,8454%2,594-226$83$166,252,0717Fox