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 Sun, Oct. 13 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 13 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Red Dragon$4,792,870-35%3,3636$1,425$63,279,6592Universal
2Sweet Home Alabama$3,669,851-40%3,31310$1,108$84,711,7093Disney
3Brown Sugar$2,706,050-40%1,372--$1,972$10,738,2121Fox Searchlight
4The Transporter$2,479,825-31%2,573--$964$9,107,1271Fox
5My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,400,148-36%2,01645$1,191$145,536,24226IFC Films
6The Tuxedo$2,228,822-27%2,985-37$747$37,039,3063DreamWorks
7White Oleander$1,496,598-33%1,510--$991$5,607,6741Warner Bros.
8Tuck Everlasting$1,444,292-31%1,185--$1,219$5,268,8161Disney
9Knockaround Guys$1,420,101-25%1,806--$786$5,021,6851New Line
10Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie$1,190,007-25%1,174234$1,014$10,969,4042Artisan