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. 12 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 12 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kill Bill Vol. 1$5,907,874-26%3,102--$1,905$22,090,5271Miramax
2School of Rock$4,505,542-30%2,929315$1,538$39,672,0972Paramount
3Good Boy!$4,052,811-25%3,225--$1,257$13,108,0381MGM
4Intolerable Cruelty$3,320,827-35%2,564--$1,295$12,525,4681Universal
5Out of Time$2,351,109-37%3,0760$764$28,709,3832MGM
6House of the Dead$1,550,269-29%1,520--$1,020$5,683,5571Artisan
7The Rundown$1,538,213-30%2,823-331$545$40,287,9363Universal
8Under the Tuscan Sun$1,441,441-30%1,7014$847$28,307,1033Disney
9Secondhand Lions$921,198-35%2,563-469$359$35,396,0254New Line
10Underworld$708,700-25%1,906-809$372$48,778,3794Sony / Screen Gems