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 Mon, Nov. 18 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$5,321,727-78%3,682--$1,445$93,679,5051Warner Bros.
28 Mile$1,186,795-73%2,49626$475$85,627,4372Universal
3The Ring$606,295-74%2,882-45$210$101,293,8065DreamWorks
4The Santa Clause 2$527,989-88%3,346-6$158$83,045,7113Disney
5Half Past Dead$431,079-76%2,113--$204$8,251,3501Sony / Columbia
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$277,608-77%1,812-163$153$186,460,16031IFC Films
7jackass: the movie$273,925-70%2,413-119$114$59,622,8024Paramount
8I Spy$202,928-76%2,611-571$78$30,936,3933Sony / Columbia
9Femme Fatale$112,465-63%1,0660$106$5,802,9572Warner Bros.
10Sweet Home Alabama$102,681-78%1,469-535$70$121,986,7928Disney