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 Wed, Oct. 15 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 15 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kill Bill Vol. 1$1,700,598-20%3,102--$548$29,113,4681Miramax
2Mystic River$1,061,5241591%1,4671454$724$2,076,1560Warner Bros.
3Intolerable Cruelty$732,391-18%2,564--$286$15,488,1211Universal
4School of Rock$621,829-15%2,929315$212$43,115,6332Paramount
5Good Boy!$476,654-13%3,225--$148$16,200,5861MGM
6Out of Time$450,953-19%3,0760$147$30,757,7242MGM
7Under the Tuscan Sun$428,721-7%1,7014$252$29,846,3403Disney
8The Rundown$269,779-13%2,823-331$96$41,489,3203Universal
9House of the Dead$258,042-16%1,520--$170$6,793,3811Artisan
10Secondhand Lions$219,851-10%2,563-469$86$36,263,5564New Line