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 Sun, Feb. 20 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 20 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$8,901,073-33%3,5750$2,490$89,670,0952Sony / Columbia
2Constantine$7,907,572-28%3,006--$2,631$29,768,5691Warner Bros.
3Because of Winn-Dixie$3,118,666-27%3,188--$978$10,208,3361Fox
4Son of the Mask$2,423,621-24%2,966--$817$7,513,6041New Line
5Million Dollar Baby$2,190,303-27%2,10570$1,041$54,321,23410Warner Bros.
6Are We There Yet?$1,998,214-28%2,519-291$793$69,292,8535Sony / Columbia
7Boogeyman$1,466,949-35%2,572-480$570$40,959,9333Sony / Screen Gems
8Pooh's Heffalump Movie$1,426,038-23%2,5290$564$11,380,2812Disney
9The Aviator (2004)$1,314,943-30%1,710-486$769$88,137,2309Miramax
10Sideways$1,191,360-31%1,300-319$916$58,051,49718Fox Searchlight