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, Mar. 17 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 17 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$1,448,518-73%2,8010$517$62,737,3032Disney
2The Hunted$879,638-75%2,516--$350$14,362,0221Paramount
3Agent Cody Banks$830,245-78%3,369--$246$14,894,8161MGM
4Tears of the Sun$661,126-73%2,9730$222$31,380,2232Sony / Columbia
5Chicago$613,650-68%2,6000$236$125,466,92812Miramax
6Old School$513,322-70%2,452-255$209$61,289,4914DreamWorks
7How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$338,884-67%2,430-467$139$94,065,2166Paramount
8Daredevil$230,260-71%2,056-722$112$96,264,6755Fox
9Willard$229,735-75%1,761--$130$4,241,4641New Line
10Cradle 2 the Grave$226,071-73%2,150-475$105$31,919,5563Warner Bros.