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. 20 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 20 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$2,431,795-64%3,016--$806$30,526,7591New Line
2Kill Bill Vol. 1$1,149,722-61%3,1020$371$44,464,7872Miramax
3Runaway Jury$908,516-66%2,815--$323$12,743,9051Fox
4Mystic River$851,962-69%1,4671454$581$14,384,6241Warner Bros.
5School of Rock$490,780-82%2,95122$166$55,391,2493Paramount
6Intolerable Cruelty$437,032-71%2,5706$170$23,159,3542Universal
7Good Boy!$344,521-87%3,2250$107$26,059,6462MGM
8Under the Tuscan Sun$280,615-68%1,663-38$169$33,938,0594Disney
9Out of Time$252,140-73%2,344-732$108$35,483,7323MGM
10The Rundown$168,186-76%2,099-724$80$44,706,1774Universal