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, Feb. 22 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 22 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$2,155,917-60%3,5750$603$97,201,8522Sony / Columbia
2Constantine$2,022,309-48%3,006--$673$35,646,5601Warner Bros.
3Because of Winn-Dixie$786,368-74%3,188--$247$14,004,8151Fox
4Million Dollar Baby$627,052-53%2,10570$298$56,280,48410Warner Bros.
5Are We There Yet?$468,828-73%2,519-291$186$71,527,6925Sony / Columbia
6Son of the Mask$403,298-75%2,966--$136$9,505,3881New Line
7The Aviator (2004)$339,457-56%1,710-486$199$89,246,6809Miramax
8Pooh's Heffalump Movie$334,078-72%2,5290$132$12,910,9202Disney
9Boogeyman$323,693-58%2,572-480$126$42,050,5123Sony / Screen Gems
10Sideways$310,225-52%1,300-319$239$59,009,11218Fox Searchlight