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, Jul. 23 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 23 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little 2$2,553,04013%3,255--$784$19,930,5971Sony / Columbia
2Road to Perdition$2,008,7656%2,159362$930$51,212,4242DreamWorks
3Men in Black II$1,889,8446%3,64130$519$161,800,9513Sony / Columbia
4K-19: The Widowmaker$1,406,3682%2,828--$497$15,569,2841Paramount
5Mr. Deeds$1,260,00512%2,823-416$446$110,011,0024Sony / Columbia
6Reign of Fire$1,034,7662%2,6290$394$31,295,6752Disney
7Lilo & Stitch$822,89610%2,127-813$387$130,001,6415Disney
8Eight Legged Freaks$763,431-3%2,530--$302$10,628,6551Warner Bros.
9The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course$750,95113%2,525-10$297$20,229,2842MGM
10Halloween: Resurrection$661,032-2%2,094140$316$23,300,8962Miramax / Dimension