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. 29 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 29 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Signs$1,307,2801%3,453109$379$178,538,9914Disney
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,108,6278%1,329265$834$54,272,94519IFC Films
3XXX$1,052,0680%3,517129$299$110,769,2693Sony / Columbia
4Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$859,5548%3,3070$260$62,058,6823Miramax / Dimension
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$622,9091%2,805-308$222$195,961,3655New Line
6Blue Crush$541,730-12%3,01513$180$29,141,5422Universal
7Serving Sara$372,029-13%2,154--$173$7,561,7341Paramount
8Simone$318,558-12%1,920--$166$5,258,1061New Line
9Road to Perdition$306,0432%1,863-51$164$95,810,7157DreamWorks
10Undisputed$304,0765%1,102--$276$5,869,3541Miramax