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, Jun. 13 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 13 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$6,165,049-56%3,424--$1,801$56,507,7761Fox
2Madagascar$1,931,725-63%3,929-213$492$130,345,6873DreamWorks
3Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,688,836-63%3,322-328$508$333,795,9174Fox
4The Longest Yard (2005)$1,514,092-58%3,65420$414$119,997,5183Paramount
5The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$1,220,806-67%2,655--$460$13,803,6511Miramax / Dimension
6Cinderella Man$1,015,463-62%2,8208$360$35,658,8242Universal
7The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$789,370-49%2,5830$306$24,519,9382Warner Bros.
8The Honeymooners$432,656-67%1,912--$226$5,971,6581Paramount
9Lords of Dogtown$278,169-45%1,8650$149$9,666,0932Sony / Columbia
10Monster-in-Law$261,104-64%1,949-1076$134$76,751,6175New Line