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, Jan. 28 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 28 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Darkness Falls$702,216-8%2,837--$248$13,491,5511Sony / Columbia
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$561,82318%2,776-274$202$146,003,6655DreamWorks
3The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$558,6984%2,666-444$210$309,917,6476New Line
4National Security$513,562-7%2,7290$188$27,107,0192Sony / Columbia
5About Schmidt$510,95116%1,236290$413$37,002,2607New Line
6Confessions of a Dangerous Mind$460,4421%1,769--$260$7,066,8784Miramax
7Just Married$407,3580%2,705-64$151$44,168,2233Fox
8Kangaroo Jack$386,968-25%2,84830$136$36,018,6032Warner Bros.
9Gangs of New York$300,9369%1,905-265$158$65,951,1956Miramax
10A Guy Thing$237,4326%2,5205$94$12,762,5832MGM