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. 26 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 26 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guess Who$7,748,889-1%3,147--$2,462$15,592,4971Sony / Columbia
2Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$5,377,2390%3,233--$1,663$13,818,3751Warner Bros.
3The Ring Two$5,295,948-1%3,3419$1,585$54,937,7892DreamWorks
4Robots$4,911,141-3%3,431-345$1,431$84,346,9253Fox
5The Pacifier$3,019,245-5%3,102-79$973$83,954,8724Disney
6Hitch$1,725,11013%2,233-470$773$165,411,5937Sony / Columbia
7Hostage$1,635,15623%1,977-206$827$25,030,6593Miramax
8Ice Princess$1,371,515-13%2,5010$548$12,562,7352Disney
9Be Cool$1,091,09115%1,883-777$579$51,545,9274MGM
10Million Dollar Baby$1,078,79728%1,710-500$631$93,478,12715Warner Bros.