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 Fri, Jul. 19 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 19 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little 2$5,285,862--3,255--$1,624$5,285,8621Sony / Columbia
2Road to Perdition$4,567,80596%2,159362$2,116$36,460,0522DreamWorks
3Men in Black II$4,448,83570%3,64130$1,222$148,023,0363Sony / Columbia
4K-19: The Widowmaker$4,275,141--2,828--$1,512$4,275,1411Paramount
5Mr. Deeds$2,405,13454%2,823-416$852$102,722,3234Sony / Columbia
6Eight Legged Freaks$2,217,23591%2,530--$876$4,811,3681Warner Bros.
7Reign of Fire$2,202,79858%2,6290$838$24,131,3422Disney
8Halloween: Resurrection$1,860,44598%2,094140$888$18,302,4632Miramax / Dimension
9Lilo & Stitch$1,524,52111%2,127-813$717$124,981,2005Disney
10The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course$1,470,55433%2,525-10$582$15,535,2942MGM