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 Sat, Jun. 21 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 21 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hulk$21,539,510-11%3,660--$5,885$45,823,8751Universal
2Finding Nemo$8,247,88331%3,404-21$2,423$221,954,6644Disney
32 Fast 2 Furious$4,364,33618%3,140-278$1,390$99,843,2433Universal
4Bruce Almighty$4,011,82028%3,074-403$1,305$207,887,0705Universal
5The Italian Job$2,899,44934%2,095-602$1,384$65,535,3414Paramount
6Rugrats Go Wild$2,762,52631%3,0410$908$21,721,0512Paramount
7Hollywood Homicide$2,399,16927%2,8400$845$19,926,8692Sony / Columbia
8Alex & Emma$2,277,484-2%2,310--$986$4,599,8811Warner Bros.
9The Matrix Reloaded$1,625,17647%1,850-500$878$263,195,0256Warner Bros.
10Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd$1,559,1301%2,6090$598$18,766,3422New Line