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 Sun, Jun. 8 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 8 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$14,781,974-24%3,39117$4,359$144,046,9152Disney
22 Fast 2 Furious$12,490,010-32%3,408--$3,665$50,472,7231Universal
3Bruce Almighty$5,962,327-38%3,54957$1,680$171,437,2533Universal
4The Italian Job$3,795,184-32%2,877244$1,319$40,002,2602Paramount
5The Matrix Reloaded$2,635,493-34%3,225-228$817$247,783,2414Warner Bros.
6Daddy Day Care$1,218,534-44%2,713-415$449$88,467,0375Sony / Columbia
7X2: X-Men United$856,689-34%2,050-480$418$204,261,5296Fox
8Wrong Turn$803,965-24%1,614-1$498$9,742,2502Fox
9The In-Laws$507,582-42%2,047-605$248$17,899,1403Warner Bros.