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, Apr. 25 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 25 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Interpreter$1,709,352-70%2,758--$620$24,531,9491Universal
2The Amityville Horror (2005)$1,017,293-71%3,3230$306$44,335,5782MGM
3Sahara (2005)$571,077-77%3,20046$178$49,520,0083Paramount
4Kung Fu Hustle$511,513-72%2,503--$204$7,781,6493Sony Pictures Classics
5A Lot Like Love$487,496-70%2,502--$195$8,063,4231Disney
6Sin City$344,625-69%2,343-659$147$67,617,8824Miramax / Dimension
7Fever Pitch (2005)$319,224-75%2,875-400$111$31,831,0723Fox
8Guess Who$221,461-75%2,484-515$89$62,612,7525Sony / Columbia
9Robots$201,654-82%2,072-404$97$120,488,1517Fox
10King's Ransom$146,595-74%1,508--$97$2,285,9171New Line