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 Tue, Nov. 11 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 11 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Elf$5,681,26351%3,337--$1,703$40,548,8141New Line
2The Matrix Revolutions$5,200,88413%3,502--$1,485$93,578,9271Warner Bros.
3Brother Bear$3,811,624126%3,0300$1,258$49,524,0522Disney
4Scary Movie 3$1,375,68337%3,288-217$418$95,442,6783Miramax / Dimension
5Radio$1,054,81142%2,811-263$375$37,928,6623Sony / Columbia
6Mystic River$678,17342%1,58130$429$41,595,1244Warner Bros.
7Runaway Jury$625,87642%2,133-603$293$41,059,8004Fox
8The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$562,8222%2,378-592$237$74,488,2714New Line
9School of Rock$532,20369%1,982-804$269$74,318,6486Paramount
10Kill Bill Vol. 1$416,66636%1,681-748$248$65,636,1125Miramax