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 Sat, Jul. 12 2014

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 12 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dawn of The Planet of The Apes$25,501,223-8%3,967--$6,428$53,146,3101Fox
2Transformers: Age of Extinction$6,657,01635%3,913-320$1,701$204,108,4693Paramount
3Tammy$5,065,81625%3,4650$1,462$53,577,8852Warner Bros. / New Line
422 Jump Street$2,622,96528%2,811-513$933$169,940,8845Sony / Columbia
5How to Train Your Dragon 2$2,406,15733%2,885-412$834$150,423,8575Fox / DreamWorks Animation
6Earth to Echo$2,174,32523%3,2300$673$23,046,2982Relativity Media
7Deliver Us from Evil (2014)$1,822,99416%3,0490$598$23,696,5232Sony / Screen Gems
8Maleficent$1,673,73134%2,077-312$806$220,752,0087Disney
9Jersey Boys$1,061,46848%1,968-662$539$40,974,7804Warner Bros.
10Think Like a Man Too$1,008,87333%1,231-498$820$61,175,6874Sony / Screen Gems
11America (2014)$949,49831%1,1050$859$7,492,6963Lionsgate
12Edge of Tomorrow$775,52240%1,103-435$703$94,014,9106Warner Bros.
13The Fault in Our Stars$578,61116%1,002-863$577$119,200,9416Fox

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleSat, Jul. 12 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Begin Again$1,199,51542%939764$1,277$4,396,2253Weinstein Company
2Chef$574,00071%70115$819$23,725,00010Open Road
3X-Men: Days of Future Past$432,36537%655-389$660$228,883,9108Fox
4Snowpiercer$268,85343%356106$755$2,456,5063RADiUS-TWC
5Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania$165,40934%101--$1,638$289,2051Reliance Entertainment
6Rio 2$162,21731%285-26$569$129,521,13714Fox
7Neighbors (2014)$152,16527%267-48$570$148,550,67010Universal
8The Amazing Spider-Man 2$143,01638%275-14$520$201,499,06511Sony / Columbia
9Blended$140,63033%33530$420$44,617,0168Warner Bros.
10Godzilla (2014)$97,71126%303-49$322$198,284,4219Warner Bros.
11A Million Ways to Die in the West$97,67028%188-39$520$42,576,2507Universal
12Heaven is for Real$60,41934%173-13$349$90,790,21613Sony / TriStar
13Belle$58,03346%107-16$542$10,209,47011Fox Searchlight
14The LEGO Movie$28,77415%350110$82$257,310,95023Warner Bros.

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleSat, Jul. 12 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$54,0142%410$1,317$4,196,07115Warner Bros. / IMAX
2The Grand Seduction$53,29159%921$579$2,672,2577eOne Films US
3The Grand Budapest Hotel$31,01048%63-9$492$58,831,48319Fox Searchlight
4The Other Woman (2014)$26,47322%96-46$276$83,725,28812Fox
5Words and Pictures$20,02454%40-21$501$1,972,0278Roadside Attractions
6Mr. Peabody & Sherman$15,64013%78-33$201$111,221,67119Fox / DreamWorks Animation
7Yves Saint Laurent$13,82037%144$987$152,2703Weinstein Company
8Moms' Night Out$8,83221%54-42$164$10,423,17310Sony / TriStar
9God's Not Dead$5,01459%25-35$201$60,718,78717Freestyle / Pure Flix
10Fed Up$2,886320%202$144$1,498,82210RADiUS-TWC
11The Railway Man$1,454157%11-3$132$4,433,81914Weinstein Company
12The Signal (2014)$1,126-41%15-20$75$596,3745Focus
13Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon$671-35%6-6$112$202,2066RADiUS-TWC
14Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return$61671%10-13$62$8,456,08310Clarius Entertainment
15The Hornet's Nest$22870%21$114$310,02210Freestyle Releasing