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, Nov. 12 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 12 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
18 Mile$3,334,241-42%2,470--$1,350$60,292,9261Universal
2The Ring$892,969-53%2,927119$305$88,396,8194DreamWorks
3The Santa Clause 2$877,988-82%3,3522$262$65,790,2592Disney
4jackass: the movie$519,375-38%2,5322$205$54,549,5893Paramount
5I Spy$452,115-63%3,1820$142$26,152,3102Sony / Columbia
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$430,965-47%1,975-2$218$180,704,76030IFC Films
7Femme Fatale$253,846-28%1,066--$238$4,041,0161Warner Bros.
8Sweet Home Alabama$210,103-57%2,004-437$105$119,251,5687Disney
9Ghost Ship$207,454-46%2,361-426$88$26,768,8503Warner Bros.
10Punch-Drunk Love$184,672-34%1,29341$143$14,973,4955Sony / Columbia