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, Jul. 10 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 10 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$4,910,122-17%3,5570$1,380$103,921,0791Sony / Columbia
2Mr. Deeds$2,278,582-14%3,2310$705$81,058,4882Sony / Columbia
3Lilo & Stitch$1,846,301-10%3,2220$573$108,659,8563Disney
4Like Mike$1,479,942-6%2,410100$614$23,489,0991Fox
5Minority Report$1,432,002-9%2,729-71$525$101,592,1703Fox
6The Bourne Identity$1,080,311-5%2,5120$430$92,258,8614Universal
7Scooby-Doo$926,820-10%3,2570$285$140,360,2454Warner Bros.
8Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$541,822-1%1,7920$302$62,304,8335Warner Bros.
9The Powerpuff Girls Movie$474,470-7%2,34050$203$7,574,1881Warner Bros.
10The Sum of All Fears$351,662-5%1,5920$221$112,796,9836Paramount