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. 23 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 23 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Robots$2,112,7358%3,7760$560$71,970,7952Fox
2The Ring Two$1,996,199-6%3,332--$599$41,542,7911DreamWorks
3The Pacifier$1,390,3295%3,18115$437$76,133,2763Disney
4Ice Princess$713,2007%2,501--$285$8,802,0451Disney
5Hitch$703,3641%2,703-272$260$161,345,5086Sony / Columbia
6Hostage$621,215-4%2,18360$285$21,389,1092Miramax
7Be Cool$569,965-1%2,660-556$214$48,958,6903MGM
8Million Dollar Baby$414,6962%2,210-165$188$91,151,96914Warner Bros.
9Constantine$263,267-2%1,670-500$158$71,177,5125Warner Bros.
10Diary of a Mad Black Woman$184,011-10%1,279-326$144$48,264,8594Lionsgate