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 Thu, Jul. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$4,831,596-5%3,35990$1,438$153,704,6622Disney
2Bad Boys II$4,151,166-6%3,186--$1,303$66,451,8681Sony / Columbia
3The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$1,220,053-7%3,0020$406$47,855,4282Fox
4Finding Nemo$1,162,370-9%2,480-163$469$308,727,2388Disney
5Johnny English$1,072,139-13%2,236--$479$14,106,8051Universal
6Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$1,026,367-6%3,404-100$302$132,397,1003Warner Bros.
7Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$915,609-10%3,205-170$286$79,466,9523MGM
8How to Deal$671,508-13%2,319--$290$9,165,7091New Line
9Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$545,137-9%2,261-941$241$91,612,4224Sony / Columbia
1028 Days Later$398,16610%1,310-68$304$34,963,5104Fox Searchlight