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.

Weekend domestic gross

YearWeekendTop 10 GrossChg. LY%Total GrossChg. LY% Top movie of the week
20145 (Jan 31 - Feb 02) - 2014$65,887,2881%$86,072,092-3%Ride Along
20135 (Feb 01 - Feb 03) - 2013$64,959,191-26%$88,662,919-23%Warm Bodies
20125 (Feb 03 - Feb 05) - 2012$88,088,33829%$115,731,51532%Chronicle
20115 (Feb 04 - Feb 06) - 2011$68,315,090-34%$87,377,485-30%The Roommate
20105 (Jan 29 - Jan 31) - 2010$103,970,7478%$125,424,045-1%Avatar
20095 (Jan 30 - Feb 01) - 2009$95,936,0122%$126,801,7977%Taken
20085 (Feb 01 - Feb 03) - 2008$94,213,56443%$118,860,07629%Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour
20075 (Feb 02 - Feb 04) - 2007$66,102,750-13%$91,879,852-13%The Messengers
20065 (Feb 03 - Feb 05) - 2006$76,271,004-7%$105,661,4343%When a Stranger Calls (2006)
20055 (Feb 04 - Feb 06) - 2005$81,788,02823%$103,030,2877%Boogeyman
20045 (Jan 30 - Feb 01) - 2004$66,657,021-22%$96,313,332-17%You Got Served
20035 (Jan 31 - Feb 02) - 2003$85,035,22365%$116,631,33489%The Recruit
20025 (Feb 01 - Feb 03) - 2002$51,413,381-12%$61,725,794-25%Snow Dogs
20015 (Feb 02 - Feb 04) - 2001$58,561,261-14%$82,790,501-9%The Wedding Planner
20005 (Feb 04 - Feb 06) - 2000$67,949,20531%$90,954,64125%Scream 3
19995 (Jan 29 - Jan 31) - 1999$52,024,163-34%$72,867,774-16%She's All That
19985 (Jan 30 - Feb 01) - 1998$78,426,94912%$87,044,099-3%Titanic
19975 (Jan 31 - Feb 02) - 1997$70,186,70045%$89,533,39847%Star Wars: Special Edition
19965 (Feb 02 - Feb 04) - 1996$48,469,50847%$60,964,72463%Black Sheep (1996)
19955 (Feb 03 - Feb 05) - 1995$32,912,787-38%$37,373,300-44%Legends of the Fall
19945 (Feb 04 - Feb 06) - 1994$53,165,00941%$67,050,90045%Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
19935 (Jan 29 - Jan 31) - 1993$37,616,670-14%$46,286,876-5%Aladdin
19925 (Jan 31 - Feb 02) - 1992$43,523,9109%$48,920,996-9%The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
19915 (Feb 01 - Feb 03) - 1991$40,020,66224%$53,700,39531%Home Alone
19905 (Feb 02 - Feb 04) - 1990$32,182,193-10%$41,138,0224%Driving Miss Daisy
19895 (Feb 03 - Feb 05) - 1989$35,781,60623%$39,612,58414%Three Fugitives
19885 (Jan 29 - Jan 31) - 1988$29,033,920-9%$34,824,851-1%Good Morning, Vietnam
19875 (Jan 30 - Feb 01) - 1987$31,817,823-3%$35,056,841-3%Platoon
19865 (Jan 31 - Feb 02) - 1986$32,661,75146%$36,002,08445%Down and Out in Beverly Hills
19855 (Feb 01 - Feb 03) - 1985$22,390,23717%$24,870,9561%Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
19845 (Feb 03 - Feb 05) - 1984$19,180,138-21%$24,653,177-9%Terms of Endearment
19835 (Feb 04 - Feb 06) - 1983$24,206,51032%$27,158,91529%Tootsie