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, Nov. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$1,974,164-82%3,464--$570$40,304,4731Universal
2Gothika$1,611,787-68%2,382--$677$20,901,4511Warner Bros.
3Elf$1,276,350-75%3,3810$378$96,017,6613New Line
4Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$1,202,763-70%3,1010$388$48,481,2392Fox
5Love Actually$692,765-69%1,690513$410$31,131,4613Universal
6The Matrix Revolutions$563,018-71%3,024-478$186$125,947,5553Warner Bros.
7Brother Bear$410,765-75%2,885-145$142$70,731,5614Disney
8Looney Tunes: Back in Action$246,526-82%2,9030$85$15,137,2792Warner Bros.
9Radio$192,058-66%1,925-491$100$47,275,9935Sony / Columbia
10Scary Movie 3$178,196-74%2,359-601$76$106,664,0035Miramax / Dimension