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 Sun, Aug. 11 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 11 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$11,960,343-21%3,374--$3,545$44,505,7961Sony / Columbia
2Signs$8,653,914-25%3,31046$2,614$117,717,8382Disney
3Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$5,031,907-23%3,307--$1,522$25,040,8401Miramax / Dimension
4Austin Powers in Goldmember$3,773,862-26%3,508-105$1,076$167,783,5673New Line
5Blood Work$2,082,146-28%2,525--$825$7,313,0951Warner Bros.
6The Master of Disguise$1,481,712-24%2,5683$577$23,762,1072Sony / Columbia
7Road to Perdition$1,270,927-29%2,211-121$575$84,280,6355DreamWorks
8Stuart Little 2$885,406-17%2,382-713$372$53,001,0604Sony / Columbia
9Men in Black II$551,255-36%2,076-826$266$186,457,6306Sony / Columbia
10The Country Bears$264,873-20%1,260-1293$210$14,326,1213Disney