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 Fri, May. 2 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 2 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X2: X-Men United$31,247,050--3,741--$8,353$31,247,0501Fox
2The Lizzie McGuire Movie$5,697,342--2,825--$2,017$5,697,3421Disney
3Identity$3,042,528197%2,7330$1,113$23,804,3382Sony / Columbia
4Anger Management$2,700,847229%3,471-185$778$109,578,5684Sony / Columbia
5Holes$2,005,906248%2,40253$835$40,455,5013Disney
6Malibu's Most Wanted$1,361,008427%2,340-163$582$26,290,3813Warner Bros.
7Confidence$766,409136%1,8710$410$6,734,6352Lionsgate
8Bulletproof Monk$471,17587%1,894-1061$249$20,577,7433MGM
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$467,349148%1,2070$387$4,048,1472MGM
10Phone Booth$463,434113%1,196-917$387$41,533,1295Fox