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, Aug. 13 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 13 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$4,806,719-4%3,374--$1,425$54,329,7871Sony / Columbia
2Signs$3,656,6633%3,31046$1,105$124,924,0052Disney
3Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$2,670,77713%3,307--$808$30,067,5521Miramax / Dimension
4Austin Powers in Goldmember$1,905,70410%3,508-105$543$171,419,9863New Line
5The Master of Disguise$924,84014%2,5683$360$25,495,3532Sony / Columbia
6Blood Work$874,3688%2,525--$346$8,999,4771Warner Bros.
7Road to Perdition$603,81816%2,211-121$273$85,406,1165DreamWorks
8Stuart Little 2$573,60928%2,382-713$241$54,023,6264Sony / Columbia
9Men in Black II$273,89211%2,076-826$132$186,979,0806Sony / Columbia
10The Country Bears$168,40022%1,260-1293$134$14,632,0523Disney