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 Mon, Sep. 22 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 22 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld$1,711,325-67%2,915--$587$23,464,4631Sony / Screen Gems
2Secondhand Lions$818,038-75%3,013--$272$12,959,5551New Line
3Once Upon a Time in Mexico$776,346-74%3,2897$236$41,727,2182Sony / Columbia
4The Fighting Temptations$597,149-78%2,026--$295$12,356,1241Paramount
5Cold Creek Manor$567,821-71%2,035--$279$8,758,1041Disney
6Matchstick Men$504,822-69%2,7110$186$24,738,6682Warner Bros.
7Cabin Fever$329,504-66%2,10518$157$15,055,8492Lionsgate
8Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$198,321-77%1,746-283$114$292,695,62611Disney
9Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$137,471-85%2,0830$66$17,439,6943Paramount
10Anything Else$126,509-66%1,033--$122$1,799,0601DreamWorks