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 Thu, Aug. 22 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 22 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$2,028,4231%3,38814$599$93,007,4862Sony / Columbia
2Signs$2,002,6016%3,34434$599$158,822,7763Disney
3Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$1,321,78414%3,3070$400$51,340,3502Miramax / Dimension
4Blue Crush$1,185,810-5%3,002--$395$19,947,3401Universal
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$1,007,1252%3,113-395$324$187,854,0114New Line
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$939,0136%1,064341$883$42,951,02618IFC Films
7Blood Work$509,3893%2,5250$202$17,368,9682Warner Bros.
8The Master of Disguise$447,17310%2,137-431$209$32,075,2563Sony / Columbia
9Road to Perdition$401,1487%1,914-297$210$91,917,5286DreamWorks
10Stuart Little 2$336,75326%1,714-668$196$58,325,6505Sony / Columbia