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, Jan. 10 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 10 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$1,851,435-72%3,5273$525$206,148,7303Universal
2White Noise$1,424,510-74%2,261--$630$25,538,2801Universal
3The Aviator (2004)$569,522-70%1,86771$305$43,377,8143Miramax
4Ocean's Twelve$388,511-68%3,010-280$129$115,706,6485Warner Bros.
5Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$368,708-81%3,343-280$110$105,937,5904Paramount
6Spanglish$302,490-71%2,58798$117$37,813,4304Sony / Columbia
7The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$268,949-62%1,1050$243$19,717,6325Disney
8National Treasure$247,660-74%2,177-105$114$160,772,0728Disney
9Fat Albert$197,859-87%2,675-69$74$41,220,6293Fox
10Finding Neverland$180,301-71%1,077--$167$25,032,3919Miramax