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, Mar. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pacifier$1,438,7006%3,131--$460$34,922,9111Disney
2Be Cool$1,139,597-3%3,216--$354$27,107,9661MGM
3Hitch$782,1613%3,438-133$228$140,278,1184Sony / Columbia
4Million Dollar Baby$620,1601%2,350225$264$78,372,40012Warner Bros.
5Constantine$494,552-2%2,758-248$179$62,167,3823Warner Bros.
6Diary of a Mad Black Woman$468,0891%1,703220$275$38,649,0652Lionsgate
7The Jacket$232,5400%1,331--$175$3,430,1551Warner Independent
8Cursed$224,2630%2,8050$80$15,972,0492Miramax / Dimension
9Because of Winn-Dixie$209,20218%2,506-682$83$27,355,0583Fox
10Man of the House (2005)$196,0845%2,4220$81$14,549,9112Sony / Columbia