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, Oct. 13 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 13 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kill Bill Vol. 1$3,196,003-46%3,102--$1,030$25,286,5301Miramax
2School of Rock$2,088,739-54%2,929315$713$41,760,8362Paramount
3Good Boy!$2,065,339-49%3,225--$640$15,173,3771MGM
4Intolerable Cruelty$1,333,348-60%2,564--$520$13,858,8161Universal
5Out of Time$1,042,425-56%3,0760$339$29,751,8082MGM
6Under the Tuscan Sun$650,284-55%1,7014$382$28,957,3873Disney
7The Rundown$621,531-60%2,823-331$220$40,909,4673Universal
8House of the Dead$544,964-65%1,520--$359$6,228,5211Artisan
9Secondhand Lions$402,756-56%2,563-469$157$35,798,7814New Line
10Underworld$313,171-56%1,906-809$164$49,091,5504Sony / Screen Gems