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, Jul. 12 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 12 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$17,414,03817%3,269--$5,327$56,251,7461Disney
2The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$8,432,653-1%3,002--$2,809$16,949,3791Fox
3Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$7,741,58729%3,5040$2,209$104,563,2412Warner Bros.
4Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$4,556,6433%3,37525$1,350$59,848,6632MGM
5Finding Nemo$3,272,02617%2,643-259$1,238$288,675,0227Disney
6Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$2,797,00516%3,202-283$874$79,599,3283Sony / Columbia
728 Days Later$1,623,38126%1,396-11$1,163$27,114,5953Fox Searchlight
8Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$1,589,3827%3,0860$515$17,568,9762DreamWorks
9Hulk$1,493,47736%2,575-716$580$123,590,2184Universal
10The Italian Job$1,134,43931%1,364-220$832$88,093,7007Paramount