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 Thu, Feb. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$2,652,46513%3,575--$742$58,314,7091Sony / Columbia
2Million Dollar Baby$568,6378%2,03510$279$47,511,1139Warner Bros.
3Boogeyman$514,32520%3,0520$169$35,648,9282Sony / Screen Gems
4The Wedding Date$400,7419%1,70410$235$21,417,3092Universal
5The Aviator (2004)$358,98411%2,196-334$163$83,980,3368Miramax
6Are We There Yet?$357,10829%2,81020$127$63,009,2334Sony / Columbia
7Pooh's Heffalump Movie$335,84615%2,529--$133$7,253,2671Disney
8Hide and Seek$329,3435%2,525-480$130$45,289,5093Fox
9Sideways$318,6677%1,619-167$197$54,224,95817Fox Searchlight
10Meet the Fockers$216,8065%1,883-621$115$271,144,2878Universal