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 Wed, Jun. 4 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 4 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$6,724,943-6%3,374--$1,993$91,105,3971Disney
2Bruce Almighty$2,828,822-11%3,4929$810$146,302,1812Universal
3The Italian Job$1,795,685-12%2,633--$682$25,076,7551Paramount
4The Matrix Reloaded$1,383,593-15%3,453-150$401$237,188,8283Warner Bros.
5Daddy Day Care$502,826-2%3,128-344$161$83,331,6324Sony / Columbia
6X2: X-Men United$460,535-9%2,397-569$192$200,779,7555Fox
7Wrong Turn$457,961-12%1,615--$284$6,650,0221Fox
8The In-Laws$366,075-4%2,6520$138$15,566,3702Warner Bros.
9Down with Love$190,131-1%1,294-823$147$17,688,5374Fox
10Holes$153,1327%1,078-684$142$62,191,2737Disney