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, Dec. 2 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 2 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$1,478,570-75%3,32410$445$102,857,4852MGM
2Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,048,692-84%3,6820$285$201,208,8363Warner Bros.
3Treasure Planet$440,312-83%3,227--$136$17,042,0111Disney
4Friday After Next$375,224-73%1,6215$231$25,519,9932New Line
5Solaris$374,702-71%2,406--$156$9,793,1951Fox
6The Santa Clause 2$350,405-86%2,526-725$139$113,938,2465Disney
7Eight Crazy Nights$313,746-82%2,503--$125$14,358,5101Sony / Columbia
88 Mile$299,916-73%2,498-87$120$107,695,5284Universal
9Wes Craven Presents: They$255,254-72%1,615--$158$7,772,9841Miramax / Dimension
10The Ring$253,536-74%1,912-716$133$120,040,4647DreamWorks