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, Dec. 31 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 31 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$8,442,357-16%3,6220$2,331$218,595,1992New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$7,874,07330%3,156--$2,495$62,574,0591DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$3,728,5159%2,7550$1,353$50,200,9112Warner Bros.
4Maid in Manhattan$2,427,187-12%2,93872$826$62,130,5753Sony / Columbia
5Gangs of New York$2,150,232-7%2,190686$982$34,331,1612Miramax
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$1,898,199-9%3,0120$630$22,414,1192Paramount
7Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,737,696-5%2,505-245$694$243,872,6337Warner Bros.
8Die Another Day$1,080,08610%1,875-200$576$148,772,8796MGM
9Drumline$1,002,669-33%1,669-168$601$39,117,6763Fox
10Star Trek: Nemesis$812,423-3%2,642-69$308$35,492,5423Paramount