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, Jun. 4 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 4 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sum of All Fears$3,153,830-6%3,183--$991$37,694,8741Paramount
2Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$2,278,8023%3,1610$721$236,817,5393Fox
3Spider-Man$1,652,17310%3,646-230$453$356,982,6715Sony / Columbia
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$1,366,70315%3,36245$407$41,302,9462DreamWorks
5Insomnia (2002)$1,142,1676%2,6100$438$43,832,3272Warner Bros.
6Undercover Brother$1,127,572-2%2,167--$520$14,313,1591Universal
7Enough$801,11315%2,6230$305$28,644,8922Sony / Columbia
8About a Boy$534,86224%1,7567$305$28,812,5873Universal
9Unfaithful$393,38316%1,701-700$231$46,407,1554Fox
10The New Guy$185,58610%1,676-698$111$27,174,1294Sony / Columbia