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 Mon, Mar. 21 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 21 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring Two$2,354,350-67%3,332--$707$37,419,7211DreamWorks
2Robots$1,842,325-71%3,7760$488$67,910,7112Fox
3The Pacifier$1,154,013-66%3,18115$363$73,422,8503Disney
4Hitch$619,018-61%2,703-272$229$159,945,9456Sony / Columbia
5Hostage$616,058-64%2,18360$282$20,121,7462Miramax
6Ice Princess$612,769-67%2,501--$245$7,420,5771Disney
7Be Cool$536,905-66%2,660-556$202$47,811,7313MGM
8Million Dollar Baby$377,061-64%2,210-165$171$90,331,93914Warner Bros.
9Constantine$262,808-62%1,670-500$157$70,646,9095Warner Bros.
10Diary of a Mad Black Woman$205,383-65%1,279-326$161$47,875,6464Lionsgate