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, Mar. 2 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 2 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$1,937,2529%3,00312$645$79,253,3802Paramount
2Avatar$1,485,57718%2,456-125$605$709,665,18811Fox
3Cop Out$1,419,24510%3,150--$451$20,918,7461Warner Bros.
4The Crazies$1,202,329-4%2,477--$485$18,528,8141Overture
5Valentine's Day$633,43724%3,578-87$177$101,058,9333Warner Bros. / New Line
6Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$512,3423%3,302-94$155$72,007,6533Fox
7Dear John$401,22132%3,006-56$133$73,137,3344Sony / Screen Gems
8The Wolfman$395,1254%3,043-180$130$58,155,2403Universal
9Crazy Heart$318,49551%1,14859$277$25,538,27811Fox Searchlight
10The Tooth Fairy$188,174-1%2,249-274$84$54,219,2546Fox