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, May. 14 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man$4,527,666-13%3,6150$1,252$232,779,3132Sony / Columbia
2Unfaithful$1,509,3013%2,617--$577$17,097,4911Fox
3The New Guy$511,915-7%2,687--$191$10,068,3701Sony / Columbia
4The Scorpion King$386,8760%3,219-247$120$81,709,6204Universal
5Changing Lanes$318,8943%2,510-132$127$57,945,8915Paramount
6Murder by Numbers$214,8193%2,116-449$102$27,884,5084Warner Bros.
7Deuces Wild$155,537-8%1,4800$105$3,929,7832MGM
8The Rookie (2002)$139,391-13%2,117-234$66$68,532,9247Disney
9Life or Something Like It$137,5488%1,866-741$74$13,467,7993Fox
10Panic Room$119,771-4%1,350-477$89$95,786,3557Sony / Columbia