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 Tue, Aug. 19 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 19 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Freddy Vs. Jason$3,210,746-13%3,014--$1,065$43,334,4691New Line
2S.W.A.T.$2,063,6851%3,22018$641$73,790,4002Sony / Columbia
3Freaky Friday (2003)$1,752,407-1%2,97925$588$61,944,3302Disney
4Uptown Girls$1,488,303-1%2,495--$597$14,269,6941MGM
5Open Range$1,487,094-9%2,075--$717$17,165,7861Disney
6Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,308,6553%2,710-460$483$251,297,7156Disney
7American Wedding$1,179,9398%2,985-190$395$83,126,5633Universal
8Seabiscuit$971,5847%2,46234$395$84,893,1314Universal
9Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$698,84311%3,003-385$233$98,235,5774Miramax / Dimension
10Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$388,4718%1,926-1110$202$59,825,5694Paramount