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, Aug. 2 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 2 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Signs$20,884,787--3,264--$6,399$20,884,7871Disney
2Austin Powers in Goldmember$10,325,07249%3,6130$2,858$120,887,0672New Line
3The Master of Disguise$4,683,444--2,565--$1,826$4,683,4441Sony / Columbia
4Road to Perdition$1,878,63759%2,33282$806$72,433,3984DreamWorks
5Stuart Little 2$1,872,90530%3,095-187$605$42,627,7163Sony / Columbia
6Men in Black II$1,437,12253%2,902-640$495$178,706,4795Sony / Columbia
7The Country Bears$978,02520%2,5530$383$9,632,9992Disney
8K-19: The Widowmaker$858,52530%2,634-196$326$28,745,7743Paramount
9Mr. Deeds$691,9949%1,966-343$352$119,476,4306Sony / Columbia
10Minority Report$520,70642%1,139-226$457$125,455,2997Fox