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 Wed, Aug. 21 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 21 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$2,003,651-21%3,38814$591$90,979,0632Sony / Columbia
2Signs$1,889,893-16%3,34434$565$156,820,1753Disney
3Blue Crush$1,245,444-25%3,002--$415$18,761,5301Universal
4Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$1,155,902-23%3,3070$350$50,018,5662Miramax / Dimension
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$991,162-22%3,113-395$318$186,846,8864New Line
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$888,104-13%1,064341$835$42,012,01318IFC Films
7Blood Work$493,868-10%2,5250$196$16,859,5792Warner Bros.
8The Master of Disguise$404,914-16%2,137-431$189$31,628,0833Sony / Columbia
9Road to Perdition$376,104-13%1,914-297$197$91,516,3806DreamWorks
10Stuart Little 2$266,744-22%1,714-668$156$57,988,8975Sony / Columbia