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, Sep. 12 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 12 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,020,80110%1,69576$602$86,232,15721IFC Films
2City by the Sea$624,920-11%2,575--$243$11,794,0281Warner Bros.
3SwimFan$487,924-8%2,856--$171$13,631,7711Fox
4Signs$454,521-4%3,232-205$141$207,627,3876Disney
5XXX$314,087-8%3,088-448$102$132,087,2275Sony / Columbia
6Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$173,001-6%2,821-429$61$74,615,7135Miramax / Dimension
7Austin Powers in Goldmember$167,961-8%2,102-404$80$207,328,4737New Line
8fear dot com$166,113-5%2,5500$65$11,263,3752Warner Bros.
9Serving Sara$147,325-5%2,063-111$71$14,902,5653Paramount
10Road to Perdition$117,288-3%1,420-343$83$101,618,3649DreamWorks