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 Sun, Oct. 5 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 5 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1School of Rock$4,903,577-44%2,614--$1,876$19,623,0691Paramount
2Out of Time$4,025,466-42%3,076--$1,309$16,185,0311MGM
3The Rundown$2,554,429-40%3,1542$810$32,665,4422Universal
4Under the Tuscan Sun$1,889,660-46%1,697471$1,114$20,740,1812Disney
5Underworld$1,442,427-34%2,715-213$531$44,810,0473Sony / Screen Gems
6Secondhand Lions$1,296,212-46%3,032-6$428$30,632,4213New Line
7The Fighting Temptations$856,862-48%1,762-264$486$24,576,6933Paramount
8Once Upon a Time in Mexico$742,024-35%2,097-825$354$53,067,9624Sony / Columbia
9Cold Creek Manor$629,470-45%1,938-97$325$18,340,3533Disney
10Duplex$541,331-46%2,1912$247$7,908,5162Miramax