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. 25 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 25 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guess Who$7,843,608--3,147--$2,492$7,843,6081Sony / Columbia
2Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$5,385,19476%3,233--$1,666$8,441,1361Warner Bros.
3The Ring Two$5,356,11195%3,3419$1,603$49,641,8412DreamWorks
4Robots$5,048,259109%3,431-345$1,471$79,435,7843Fox
5The Pacifier$3,193,37498%3,102-79$1,029$80,935,6274Disney
6Ice Princess$1,582,51896%2,5010$633$11,191,2202Disney
7Hitch$1,524,11687%2,233-470$683$163,686,4837Sony / Columbia
8Hostage$1,328,87596%1,977-206$672$23,395,5033Miramax
9Be Cool$948,32673%1,883-777$504$50,454,8364MGM
10Million Dollar Baby$841,634107%1,710-500$492$92,399,33015Warner Bros.