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, Apr. 17 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 17 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Anger Management$4,320,92266%3,551--$1,217$55,034,0521Sony / Columbia
2Bulletproof Monk$1,652,72815%2,955--$559$3,095,8290MGM
3What a Girl Wants$1,058,09583%2,9640$357$22,726,7182Warner Bros.
4Phone Booth$887,20148%2,4898$356$29,445,5352Fox
5Bringing Down the House$595,79050%2,830-80$211$119,398,1706Disney
6Head of State$490,77858%2,256101$218$32,392,9773DreamWorks
7A Man Apart$484,10633%2,49536$194$19,963,3822New Line
8Chicago$457,88641%2,114-281$217$158,264,99816Miramax
9Agent Cody Banks$438,34187%2,007-324$218$43,657,2905MGM
10The Core$352,92436%3,0190$117$26,963,6853Paramount