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 Tue, Oct. 1 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 1 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sweet Home Alabama$2,308,39511%3,293--$701$40,030,9441Disney
2The Tuxedo$837,34612%3,022--$277$16,637,9941DreamWorks
3My Big Fat Greek Wedding$820,30132%1,841-12$446$124,641,87124IFC Films
4The Banger Sisters$546,57328%2,7380$200$19,794,5432Fox Searchlight
5Barbershop$530,880-3%2,051157$259$52,404,6393MGM
6The Four Feathers$293,34014%2,187275$134$12,930,2992Paramount
7One Hour Photo$263,11418%1,307-25$201$26,596,0746Fox Searchlight
8Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$251,75912%2,7050$93$12,065,8852Warner Bros.
9Signs$161,44514%1,783-555$91$221,457,5379Disney
10Trapped$157,67223%2,2270$71$6,012,3572Sony / Columbia