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, Mar. 3 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 3 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$1,211,95713%3,571-4$339$125,887,3553Sony / Columbia
2Diary of a Mad Black Woman$928,2692%1,483--$626$26,050,8681Lionsgate
3Million Dollar Baby$911,6945%2,12520$429$68,474,68211Warner Bros.
4Constantine$893,5104%3,0060$297$54,527,1372Warner Bros.
5Cursed$402,876-2%2,805--$144$11,416,7921Miramax / Dimension
6Man of the House (2005)$384,1906%2,422--$159$10,474,8281Sony / Columbia
7Because of Winn-Dixie$379,20626%3,1880$119$23,578,1902Fox
8The Aviator (2004)$290,56914%1,579-131$184$94,745,52710Miramax
9Sideways$255,3799%1,229-71$208$64,095,23619Fox Searchlight
10Son of the Mask$200,720-3%2,9660$68$14,859,0422New Line