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, Sep. 18 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop$1,015,138-16%1,605--$632$24,557,0951MGM
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$920,485-14%1,76469$522$99,974,55422IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$589,695-18%1,2121041$487$16,576,9694Fox Searchlight
4City by the Sea$381,972-11%2,5750$148$17,880,4912Warner Bros.
5Signs$331,981-10%3,051-181$109$214,111,0867Disney
6SwimFan$276,135-19%2,8604$97$20,686,5212Fox
7Stealing Harvard$265,223-22%2,366--$112$7,049,4861Sony / Columbia
8XXX$204,319-13%2,771-317$74$136,094,7606Sony / Columbia
9Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$150,585-15%2,493-328$60$78,036,1776Miramax / Dimension
10Austin Powers in Goldmember$117,417-9%1,811-291$65$209,590,1758New Line