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, Feb. 27 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 27 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Old School$1,405,583-4%2,689--$523$23,341,8101DreamWorks
2Daredevil$850,495-2%3,4743$245$73,067,0852Fox
3Chicago$775,7473%2,35587$329$97,043,3159Miramax
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$729,4366%2,9230$250$67,366,7503Paramount
5The Life of David Gale$450,082-8%2,002--$225$9,069,7081Universal
6The Jungle Book 2$412,598-8%2,8157$147$26,882,9732Disney
7Shanghai Knights$354,1054%2,526-229$140$45,901,6293Disney
8Gods and Generals$316,4192%1,533--$206$5,986,4921Warner Bros.
9Dark Blue$284,232-12%2,176--$131$5,201,2371MGM / United Artists
10The Recruit$265,9900%1,678-658$159$45,362,3434Disney