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 Sat, Mar. 12 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 12 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Robots$15,461,83756%3,776--$4,095$25,359,7831Fox
2The Pacifier$8,168,41066%3,16635$2,580$49,419,9152Disney
3Be Cool$4,432,34341%3,2160$1,378$35,692,2262MGM
4Hostage$4,172,67529%2,123--$1,965$7,409,3591Miramax
5Hitch$4,042,69155%2,975-463$1,359$147,701,4145Sony / Columbia
6Million Dollar Baby$2,448,54176%2,37525$1,031$82,753,13513Warner Bros.
7Diary of a Mad Black Woman$2,305,39970%1,605-98$1,436$42,802,2443Lionsgate
8Constantine$1,666,18657%2,170-588$768$65,409,2364Warner Bros.
9Man of the House (2005)$787,48040%1,903-519$414$16,102,2263Sony / Columbia
10Cursed$700,17541%1,687-1118$415$17,397,9953Miramax / Dimension