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 Fri, Oct. 25 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 25 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1jackass: the movie$9,715,179--2,509--$3,872$9,715,1791Paramount
2The Ring$6,086,218271%2,634653$2,311$26,990,4692DreamWorks
3Ghost Ship$4,088,118--2,787--$1,467$4,088,1181Warner Bros.
4Sweet Home Alabama$2,132,362251%3,182-100$670$102,908,6705Disney
5My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,900,949242%1,967-47$966$159,978,05728IFC Films
6Red Dragon$1,529,397172%2,886-421$530$81,783,7914Universal
7The Transporter$912,534168%1,884-726$484$19,571,7133Fox
8Abandon$858,148279%2,3476$366$6,882,5972Paramount
9Tuck Everlasting$817,756239%1,46012$560$12,236,1683Disney
10Brown Sugar$809,999226%1,146-232$707$20,372,3743Fox Searchlight