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, Jun. 15 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 15 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$15,068,785--3,718--$4,053$15,068,7850Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$4,553,031-15%3,424--$1,330$66,421,3761Fox
3Madagascar$1,843,950-5%3,929-213$469$134,137,6113DreamWorks
4Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,351,311-15%3,322-328$407$336,733,2324Fox
5The Longest Yard (2005)$1,253,923-10%3,65420$343$122,647,9573Paramount
6The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$1,200,1335%2,655--$452$16,149,1691Miramax / Dimension
7Cinderella Man$845,256-17%2,8208$300$37,519,0232Universal
8The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$807,499-8%2,333-250$346$26,201,6692Warner Bros.
9The Honeymooners$303,251-13%1,912--$159$6,623,3051Paramount
10Monster-in-Law$266,125-7%1,949-1076$137$77,304,7745New Line