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 Wed, Jan. 19 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 19 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$995,142-16%3,55427$280$236,494,4104Universal
2Coach Carter$886,126-20%2,524--$351$31,163,3751Paramount
3Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$757,868--2,233--$339$757,8680Rogue
4In Good Company$697,603-17%1,5661563$445$18,672,2193Universal
5The Aviator (2004)$515,513-17%1,95689$264$52,679,0764Miramax
6Elektra$471,095-28%3,204--$147$15,921,1641Fox
7White Noise$467,705-18%2,27918$205$43,890,3882Universal
8Racing Stripes$412,115-22%3,185--$129$19,803,9981Warner Bros.
9Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$163,696-15%2,540-803$64$112,778,2735Paramount
10Ocean's Twelve$162,284-21%2,105-905$77$120,836,3456Warner Bros.