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 Thu, Nov. 21 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 21 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$3,678,601-9%3,682--$999$106,132,7781Warner Bros.
28 Mile$1,023,7311%2,49626$410$88,960,6932Universal
3The Ring$686,79115%2,882-45$238$103,282,0795DreamWorks
4The Santa Clause 2$590,92111%3,346-6$177$84,735,5263Disney
5My Big Fat Greek Wedding$350,46819%1,812-163$193$187,470,13331IFC Films
6Half Past Dead$343,514-1%2,113--$163$9,375,7031Sony / Columbia
7jackass: the movie$254,1900%2,413-119$105$60,440,8164Paramount
8I Spy$213,2992%2,611-571$82$31,601,8103Sony / Columbia
9Sweet Home Alabama$130,05711%1,469-535$89$122,364,3798Disney
10Femme Fatale$107,750-2%1,0660$101$6,145,0382Warner Bros.