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, Jan. 25 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 25 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$810,6915%3,446-108$235$248,830,7615Universal
2Are We There Yet?$803,087-29%2,709--$296$20,502,1751Sony / Columbia
3The Aviator (2004)$687,74156%2,261305$304$59,168,7605Miramax
4Coach Carter$646,007-14%2,55228$253$44,191,3912Paramount
5Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$622,251-7%2,297--$271$9,335,1801Rogue
6In Good Company$588,6492%1,963397$300$28,595,1804Universal
7The Phantom of the Opera$434,6622%1,511604$288$33,982,9135Warner Bros.
8White Noise$348,877-9%2,247-32$155$50,112,5923Universal
9Racing Stripes$319,290-27%3,1850$100$27,843,5102Warner Bros.
10Elektra$314,119-6%3,203-1$98$21,021,8062Fox