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, Feb. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hide and Seek$1,123,896-12%3,005--$374$25,739,2931Fox
2Million Dollar Baby$1,082,185-8%2,0101863$538$24,909,0837Warner Bros.
3The Aviator (2004)$573,9100%2,503242$229$69,915,7916Miramax
4Are We There Yet?$503,702-4%2,7101$186$40,122,7782Sony / Columbia
5Sideways$501,868-1%1,694995$296$41,520,66615Fox Searchlight
6Meet the Fockers$494,144-3%3,006-440$164$259,847,4416Universal
7Coach Carter$371,891-2%2,57422$144$54,732,9633Paramount
8In Good Company$361,697-3%1,960-3$185$37,063,3535Universal
9The Phantom of the Opera$318,3271%1,5110$211$39,868,8596Warner Bros.
10Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$312,796-10%2,2970$136$15,766,9722Rogue