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, Mar. 4 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 4 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cradle 2 the Grave$1,056,443-8%2,625--$402$18,728,6551Warner Bros.
2Old School$1,042,481-4%2,74253$380$39,514,2982DreamWorks
3Chicago$730,60521%2,44792$299$106,233,13410Miramax
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$672,83712%2,9230$230$78,895,7464Paramount
5Daredevil$550,626-6%3,234-240$170$85,322,0743Fox
6The Life of David Gale$380,33812%2,0031$190$14,326,8552Universal
7The Jungle Book 2$360,625-7%2,814-1$128$34,617,9763Disney
8Shanghai Knights$299,2526%2,515-11$119$51,509,3954Disney
9The Hours$226,02425%1,0100$224$33,438,04210Paramount
10The Recruit$218,4957%1,508-170$145$48,512,6145Disney