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 Fri, Mar. 18 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 18 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring Two$14,805,532--3,332--$4,443$14,805,5321DreamWorks
2Robots$5,315,849153%3,7760$1,408$50,359,0532Fox
3The Pacifier$3,550,028161%3,18115$1,116$63,288,7103Disney
4Ice Princess$2,103,646--2,501--$841$2,103,6461Disney
5Hitch$1,982,733170%2,703-272$734$154,829,4666Sony / Columbia
6Be Cool$1,738,114156%2,660-556$653$43,141,0613MGM
7Hostage$1,725,251146%2,18360$790$15,241,7522Miramax
8Million Dollar Baby$1,095,478142%2,210-165$496$87,028,59214Warner Bros.
9Diary of a Mad Black Woman$702,886133%1,279-326$550$45,969,2214Lionsgate
10Constantine$658,54891%1,670-500$394$68,718,1675Warner Bros.